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Wetland Plants and Plant Communities of Minnesota and Wisconsin

Appendix B

KEY TO THE WETLAND ASTERS (Aster) OF MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN

(Modified from Gleason and Cronquist (1991) and Swink and Wilhelm (1994))

1A. Involucral bracts and peduncles glandular-pubescent; leaves auriculate-clasping; herbage often glandular; rays very numerous, violet or amethyst to rosy, rarely blue or white; large discs yellow to yellow-orange, distinctive ...............Aster novae-angliae

1B. Plant with inflorescence pubescent or glabrous, but not glandular.


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