Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3403

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Eurasia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare, cultivated & rarely persisting or spreading short distances from plantings

Look for it in or near plantings, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Lavender
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in spreading corymbs

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Aster tataricus   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aster tataricus   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-47-038:
Aster tataricus   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Tartarian Aster