OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Symphyotrichum subulatum   FAMILY Asteraceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Symphyotrichum subulatum   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Symphyotrichum subulatum var. subulatum

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

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-47-028:
Aster subulatus   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Eastern Saltmarsh Aster, Annual Saltmarsh Aster


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image of Symphyotrichum subulatum, Eastern Saltmarsh Aster, Annual Saltmarsh Aster

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_sysu5_001_lvd

        

image of Symphyotrichum subulatum, Eastern Saltmarsh Aster, Annual Saltmarsh Aster

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_symph_subulatum1

September    Dare County    NC

Flower heads in open, diffuse, paniculiform arrays, per Flora of North America.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Symphyotrichum subulatum   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Symphyotrichum subulatum   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Symphyotrichum subulatum var. subulatum

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

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-47-028:
Aster subulatus   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3554

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Coastal Plain

Habitat: Tidal marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate (basal leaves absent or withered at flowering)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: White to pale violet
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary

Flower heads in loose many-headed panicles

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Achene

 

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