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guardias altos
Aster squamatus
guardias altos Aster Family
Aster squamatus Asteraceae
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Spanish common names
  •guardias altos
  •​ palico verde
accepted scientific name
  •Aster squamatus (Spreng.) Hieron.
rules for finding collection records
  •Aster squamatus (110)
  •Baccharis asteroides (1)
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of November thru 1st week of June
Native to South America

How Likely at this Location (38%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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