E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia

Symphyotrichum lanceolatum var. hesperium
western willow aster
Asteraceae (Aster family)

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Distribution of Symphyotrichum lanceolatum var. hesperium
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Ecology

Ecological Framework for Symphyotrichum lanceolatum var. hesperium

The table below shows the species-specific information calculated from
original data (BEC database) provided by the BC Ministry of Forests and Range.
(Updated August, 2013)

Site Information
Value / Class

Minimum

Average

Maximum

Elevation (metres) 320 817 1170
Slope Gradient (%) 0 12 35
Aspect (degrees)
[0 - N; 90 - E; 180 - S; 270 - W]
35 84 135
Soil Moisture Regime (SMR)
[0 - very xeric; 4 - mesic;
8 - hydric]
3 4 5
Modal Nutrient Regime
Class
E
Number of field plots
 species was recorded in:
4
Modal BEC Zone Class
IDF
All BEC Zones (# of stations/zone) species was recorded in: BG(1), IDF(3)

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