Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3407

Forb
Perennial

Native north of the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - - -

Uncommon

Look for it in mesic forests and seepage slopes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Upper stem leaves sessile, lower stem leaves petiolate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: White
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in 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):
Eurybia schreberi   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eurybia schreberi   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990)
Aster schreberi

 

COMMON NAME:
Schreber's Aster


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picture of -, image of Eurybia schreberi

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_asgl11_001_lvd

        

picture of -, image of Eurybia schreberi

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_assc2_001_lvd

        

picture of -, image of Eurybia schreberi

JK Marlow    jkm111008_797

October    Jackson County    NC

Balsam Mountain Preserve

Resembles A. macrophyllus but basal leaves thinner, and with broader sinuses, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE leaves of Big-leaved Aster and Schreber's Aster