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Symphyotrichum fontinale
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Conservation status

Vulnerable (NatureServe)
Scientific classification
  • Aster fontinalis Alexander ex Small
  • Aster patens var. floridanus R.W.Long

Symphyotrichum fontinale is a species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae endemic to Florida. Commonly known as Florida water aster and Florida water American-aster, it is a perennial, herbaceous plant that may reach 30–90 centimeters (1–3 feet) high. As composite flowers, each flower head has many tiny florets put together into what appear as one, as do all plants in the family Asteraceae.


NatureServe lists it as Vulnerable (G3) worldwide.

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