OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Eurybia spectabilis   FAMILY Asteraceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eurybia spectabilis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Eurybia spectabilis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-47-012:
Aster spectabilis   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Aster smallii

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Aster spectabilis

 

COMMON NAME:
Low Showy Aster, Eastern Showy Aster


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image of Eurybia spectabilis, Low Showy Aster, Eastern Showy Aster

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_assp11_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Eurybia spectabilis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eurybia spectabilis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Eurybia spectabilis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-47-012:
Aster spectabilis   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Aster smallii

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Aster spectabilis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3557

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Pine barrens, dry road banks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Blue/ Violet
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Flower heads with 15-35 ray flowers
Inferior ovary

Flower heads in corymbs

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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