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SILKY ASTER, WESTERN SILVER-LEAVED ASTER
Aster sericeus of Michigan Flora.
Prairies, dry banks and fields. An absolutely distinctive species, with rather uniformly small, oblong-elliptic, very silky leaves. O. A. Farwell’s Keweenaw Co. collection is tentatively accepted, as this species does occur in Ontario, north of Minnesota.