Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4373

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia?

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in moist soils, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: White to light blue-violet
Disc: Yellow becoming reddish-purple
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in many-headed panicles

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Tan
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Symphyotrichum lanceolatum var. lanceolatum   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Symphyotrichum lanceolatum ssp. lanceolatum var. lanceolatum   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Aster lanceolatus var. lanceolatus

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-47-033:
Aster simplex   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
White Panicle Aster, Tall White Aster, Panicled Aster


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image of Symphyotrichum lanceolatum var. lanceolatum, White Panicle Aster, Tall White Aster, Panicled Aster

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_aspa35_001_lvd