[Asters of Mt. Adams Country]

Leafy Aster, Leafybract Aster, Parry's Aster

Symphotrichum foliaceum var. parryi

Synonyms: Aster ascendens var. parryi, Aster diabolicus, Aster foliaceus var. canbyi, Aster foliaceus var. frondeus, Aster foliaceus var. parryi, Aster foliaceus var. subpetiolatus, Aster frondeus

Leafy Aster, Leafybract Aster, Parry's Aster: Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi (Synonyms: Aster ascendens var. parryi, Aster diabolicus, Aster foliaceus var. canbyi, Aster foliaceus var. frondeus, Aster foliaceus var. parryi, Aster foliaceus var. subpetiolatus, Aster frondeus)

Involucral bracts of Leafy Aster, Leafybract Aster, Parry's Aster: Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi (Synonyms: Aster ascendens var. parryi, Aster diabolicus, Aster foliaceus var. canbyi, Aster foliaceus var. frondeus, Aster foliaceus var. parryi, Aster foliaceus var. subpetiolatus, Aster frondeus) - Leafy Aster, Leafybract Aster, Parry's Aster: Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi (Synonyms: Aster ascendens var. parryi, Aster diabolicus, Aster foliaceus var. canbyi, Aster foliaceus var. frondeus, Aster foliaceus var. parryi, Aster foliaceus var. subpetiolatus, Aster frondeus)

Leafy aster as seen along the Round the Mountain Trail #9, Bird Creek Meadows, Mount Adams.........July 20, 2015.

Leafy Aster, Leafybract Aster, Parry's Aster: Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi (Synonyms: Aster ascendens var. parryi, Aster diabolicus, Aster foliaceus var. canbyi, Aster foliaceus var. frondeus, Aster foliaceus var. parryi, Aster foliaceus var. subpetiolatus, Aster frondeus) - Leafy Aster, Leafybract Aster, Parry's Aster: Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi (Synonyms: Aster ascendens var. parryi, Aster diabolicus, Aster foliaceus var. canbyi, Aster foliaceus var. frondeus, Aster foliaceus var. parryi, Aster foliaceus var. subpetiolatus, Aster frondeus) - Leafy Aster, Leafybract Aster, Parry's Aster: Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi (Synonyms: Aster ascendens var. parryi, Aster diabolicus, Aster foliaceus var. canbyi, Aster foliaceus var. frondeus, Aster foliaceus var. parryi, Aster foliaceus var. subpetiolatus, Aster frondeus) - Flower head of Leafy Aster, Leafybract Aster, Parry's Aster: Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi (Synonyms: Aster ascendens var. parryi, Aster diabolicus, Aster foliaceus var. canbyi, Aster foliaceus var. frondeus, Aster foliaceus var. parryi, Aster foliaceus var. subpetiolatus, Aster frondeus)

The 4 photos above show close-up views of leafy aster. Click each photo to see an enlarged version.


Other Sites This Wildflower Has Been Seen on Mt. Adams:

1. Hell Roaring Meadows - Numerous

2. Short Horn Trail - All along the trail.

3. Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge


Leafy Aster, Leafybract Aster, Parry's Aster: Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi (Synonyms: Aster ascendens var. parryi, Aster diabolicus, Aster foliaceus var. canbyi, Aster foliaceus var. frondeus, Aster foliaceus var. parryi, Aster foliaceus var. subpetiolatus, Aster frondeus)

Parry's aster blooming in a wet meadow along Forest Service Road 23 at Baby Shoe Pass , northwest slopes of Mt. Adams........August 27, 2012.


Leafy Aster, Leafybract Aster, Parry's Aster: Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi (Synonyms: Aster ascendens var. parryi, Aster diabolicus, Aster foliaceus var. canbyi, Aster foliaceus var. frondeus, Aster foliaceus var. parryi, Aster foliaceus var. subpetiolatus, Aster frondeus)

The photo above shows a close-up of the involucre and flower head of leafy aster as seen in meadows along the lower sections of the Island Springs Trail on Mt. Adams...........September 5, 2004. Note the spreading, narrow, leafy bracts.

Leafy Aster, Leafybract Aster, Parry's Aster: Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi (Synonyms: Aster ascendens var. parryi, Aster diabolicus, Aster foliaceus var. canbyi, Aster foliaceus var. frondeus, Aster foliaceus var. parryi, Aster foliaceus var. subpetiolatus, Aster frondeus)

The photo above shows the inflorescence of leafy aster as seen in meadows along the lower sections of the Island Springs Trail on Mt. Adams.........September 5, 2004.

Leafy Aster, Leafybract Aster, Parry's Aster: Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi (Synonyms: Aster ascendens var. parryi, Aster diabolicus, Aster foliaceus var. canbyi, Aster foliaceus var. frondeus, Aster foliaceus var. parryi, Aster foliaceus var. subpetiolatus, Aster frondeus)

The photo above shows a close-up of a stem leaf of leafy aster as seen in meadows along the lower sections of the Island Springs Trail on Mt. Adams.........September 5, 2004.

Leafy Aster, Leafybract Aster, Parry's Aster: Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi (Synonyms: Aster ascendens var. parryi, Aster diabolicus, Aster foliaceus var. canbyi, Aster foliaceus var. frondeus, Aster foliaceus var. parryi, Aster foliaceus var. subpetiolatus, Aster frondeus)

The photo above shows the middle and upper stems of leafy aster as seen in meadows along the lower sections of the Island Springs Trail on Mt. Adams.........September 5, 2004.


Leafy Aster, Leafybract Aster, Parry's Aster: Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi (Synonyms: Aster ascendens var. parryi, Aster diabolicus, Aster foliaceus var. canbyi, Aster foliaceus var. frondeus, Aster foliaceus var. parryi, Aster foliaceus var. subpetiolatus, Aster frondeus)

Lower stem leaf of leafy aster. Hell Roaring Meadows, Mt. Adams........September 8, 2001.

Leafy Aster, Leafybract Aster, Parry's Aster: Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi (Synonyms: Aster ascendens var. parryi, Aster diabolicus, Aster foliaceus var. canbyi, Aster foliaceus var. frondeus, Aster foliaceus var. parryi, Aster foliaceus var. subpetiolatus, Aster frondeus)

Upper stem leaf of leafy aster. Hell Roaring Meadows, Mt. Adams.......September 8, 2001. Note the clasping base to the leaf where it attaches to the stem.

Leafy Aster, Leafybract Aster, Parry's Aster: Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi (Synonyms: Aster ascendens var. parryi, Aster diabolicus, Aster foliaceus var. canbyi, Aster foliaceus var. frondeus, Aster foliaceus var. parryi, Aster foliaceus var. subpetiolatus, Aster frondeus)

Involucre of leafy aster, showing the narrow bracts. Hell Roaring Meadows, Mt. Adams.........September 8, 2001.

Flower head of leafy aster. Hell Roaring Meadows, Mt. Adams.........September 8, 2001.

Flower head of Leafy Aster, Leafybract Aster, Parry's Aster: Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi (Synonyms: Aster ascendens var. parryi, Aster diabolicus, Aster foliaceus var. canbyi, Aster foliaceus var. frondeus, Aster foliaceus var. parryi, Aster foliaceus var. subpetiolatus, Aster frondeus)

The photo above shows a close-up of the flower head of leafy aster ? as seen in meadows along Laurel Road in Conboy Lake NWR.........August 11, 2008.

Leaf-like bracts of Leafy Aster, Leafybract Aster, Parry's Aster: Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi (Synonyms: Aster ascendens var. parryi, Aster diabolicus, Aster foliaceus var. canbyi, Aster foliaceus var. frondeus, Aster foliaceus var. parryi, Aster foliaceus var. subpetiolatus, Aster frondeus)

The photo above shows a close-up of the involucre and flower head of leafy aster as seen in meadows along Laurel Road in Conboy Lake NWR..........August 11, 2008.

Leafy Aster, Leafybract Aster, Parry's Aster: Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi (Synonyms: Aster ascendens var. parryi, Aster diabolicus, Aster foliaceus var. canbyi, Aster foliaceus var. frondeus, Aster foliaceus var. parryi, Aster foliaceus var. subpetiolatus, Aster frondeus) - Stem leaf of Leafy Aster, Leafybract Aster, Parry's Aster: Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. parryi (Synonyms: Aster ascendens var. parryi, Aster diabolicus, Aster foliaceus var. canbyi, Aster foliaceus var. frondeus, Aster foliaceus var. parryi, Aster foliaceus var. subpetiolatus, Aster frondeus)

The 2 photos above show close-ups of the involucral bracts and stem leaf of leafy aster as seen in meadows along Laurel Road in Conboy Lake NWR.........August 11, 2008.

Paul Slichter