OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Heartleaf Aster, Common Blue Wood Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Symphyotrichum cordifolium   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum cordifolium   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster cordifolius 179-47-007   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Rich forests, shaded roadbanks

Common in Mountains, uncommon in Carolina Piedmont (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Smooth Heartleaf Aster, Lowrie's Blue Wood Aster, Lowrie's Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Symphyotrichum lowrieanum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum lowrieanum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster cordifolius 179-47-007?   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Mesic to dry-mesic forests

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: White Arrowleaf Aster, Arrowleaf Blue Wood Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Symphyotrichum urophyllum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum urophyllum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster sagittifolius 179-47-008   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Moist to dry forests, fields, and roadbanks

Common in Mountains (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Short's Aster, Midwestern Blue Heart-leaved Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum shortii   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum shortii   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Dry, rocky slopes; rock outcrops in wooded situations, calcareous hammocks (in FL)

Rare in GA (historically in NC, but not recently seen)

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wavyleaf Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum undulatum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum undulatum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster undulatus 179-47-009   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Dry forests, woodlands, glades, roadbanks

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Late Purple Aster, Common Clasping Aster, Late Blue Aster, Skydrop Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum patens var. patens   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum patens var. patens   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster patens 179-47-010   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Dry woodlands, longleaf pine sandhills, roadsides, woodland edges, clearings, roadbanks

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Georgia Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum georgianum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum georgianum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster patens 179-47-010?   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Dry, rocky woodlands, woodland borders, roadbanks, powerline rights-of-way, primarily in places that formerly would have burned and likely been post oak or blackjack oak woodlands or savannas, also in thin soils around granitic flatrocks

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Appalachian Clasping Aster, Thinleaf Late Purple Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum phlogifolium   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum phlogifolium   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster patens 179-47-010?   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Mesic, nutrient-rich mixed hardwood forests

Uncommon in Carolina Mountains & NC Piedmont (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Aromatic Aster, Shale-barren Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum oblongifolium   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum oblongifolium   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster oblongifolius 179-47-016   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Rock outcrops and dry woodlands over limestone, calcareous shale, calcareous prairies

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: New England Aster, Michaelmas-daisy

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum novae-angliae   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum novae-angliae   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster novae-angliae 179-47-017   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Wet meadows, bogs, prairies

Uncommon in NC Mountains (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Big-headed Aster, Rough Aster, Large-headed Aster, Largeflower Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum grandiflorum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum grandiflorum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster grandiflorus 179-47-018   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Dry woodlands, forest edges; roadbanks and powerline rights-of-way

Common in NC Piedmont, uncommon to rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Walter's Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum walteri   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum walteri   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (THE NAME PREOCCUPIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster squarrosus 179-47-019   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Pine savannas, longleaf pine sandhills, pine flatwoods

Common in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Scale-leaf Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Symphyotrichum adnatum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum adnatum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, pine flatwoods, pine rocklands

Uncommon

Native to Georgia Coastal Plain

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Purplestem Aster, Swamp Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum puniceum var. puniceum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum puniceum var. puniceum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster puniceus 179-47-020   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, seeps, ditches, wet meadows

Common (rare in Coastal Plain, rare in GA Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Shining Aster, Glossyleaf Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum firmum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum puniceum var. puniceum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster puniceus 179-47-020?   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Peaty wetlands and seepages, fens, wet prairies

Rare

Native to Georgia & possibly North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Elliott's Aster, Southern Swamp Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum elliottii   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum elliottii   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster elliottii 179-47-021   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, swamps, and marshes, mainly in the outer Coastal Plain, on tree bases, hummocks, and stumps in tidal freshwater swamps, especially where salinities may occasionally exceed 5-10 ppt

Uncommon in Carolina Coastal Plain (rare in GA)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Zigzag Aster, Crooked-stem Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum prenanthoides   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum prenanthoides   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster prenanthoides 179-47-022   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Moist or wet forests, roadbanks, fields

Common in NC Mountains, rare in GA

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Buck Creek Aster, Rhiannon's Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Symphyotrichum rhiannon   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum rhiannon   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Ultramafic outcrop barren

Rare (endemic to the Buck Creek Serpentine Barren, Clay County, NC)

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon Common Name: New York Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum novi-belgii var. elodes   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum novi-belgii var. elodes   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster novi-belgii 179-47-023   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Wet pine savannas, marshes

Common in Carolina Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Curtis's Aster, Rigid Whitetop Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum retroflexum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum retroflexum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster curtisii 179-47-024   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests

Common in Mountains (rare in Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Smooth Blue Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum laeve   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster laevis var. laevis 179-47-025a   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Mesic hardwood forests

Rare in GA & SC (historically in NC, but not recently seen)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Narrowleaf Smooth Blue Aster, Harmonious Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum concinnum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum laeve var. concinnum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster laevis var. concinnus 179-47-025b   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Dry woodlands and prairies over mafic or calcareous rocks

Rare

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Climbing Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Ampelaster carolinianus   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ampelaster carolinianus   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster carolinianus 179-47-026   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Swamps, thickets, marshes, streambanks, freshwater tidal marshes and swamps

Rare (historically in NC, but not recently seen)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Silvery Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum concolor var. concolor   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum concolor   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster concolor 179-47-027   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, Piedmont woodlands, forest edges, pine rocklands, roadbanks

Common (uncommon in GA Mountains, rare in Carolina Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Western Silvery Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum sericeum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum sericeum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Glades, upland prairies, thin soils over calcareous outcrops

Native: west of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Eastern Saltmarsh Aster, Annual Saltmarsh Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum subulatum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum subulatum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster subulatus 179-47-028   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Tidal marshes

Common in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Midwestern Saltmarsh Aster, Annual Water Aster, Yard Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum divaricatum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum divaricatum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster exilis 179-47-029   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Ponds, swamps, ditches, other wet disturbed areas, including mowed fields, yards, periodically flooded floodplains; eastwards in waste areas near wool-combing mills

Rare or waif(s)

Native: south central US & Mexico

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Perennial Saltmarsh Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum tenuifolium   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum tenuifolium   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster tenuifolius 179-47-030   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Brackish marshes

Common in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Frost Aster, White Heath Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum pilosum var. pilosum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum pilosum var. pilosum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster pilosus 179-47-032   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Old fields, disturbed areas, woodland borders

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Serpentine Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum depauperatum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum depauperatum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Glades and barrens over ultramafic (serpentine) or mafic (diabase) rocks

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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Common Name: Panicled Aster, White Panicle Aster, Tall White Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum lanceolatum var. lanceolatum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum lanceolatum ssp. lanceolatum var. lanceolatum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster simplex 179-47-033   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Moist soils

Uncommon in NC Piedmont (rare elsewhere in NC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia?

 


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Common Name: Broadleaf Panicled Aster, White Panicle Aster, Broad-leaved White Panicled Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum lanceolatum var. latifolium   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum lanceolatum ssp. lanceolatum var. latifolium   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster simplex 179-47-033?   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Bottomlands, other moist sites

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Calico Aster, Starved Aster, Goblet Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum lateriflorum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum lateriflorum var. lateriflorum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster lateriflorus 179-47-035   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Mesic to dry upland forests and woodlands, swamps, wet pine flatwoods, clearings, old fields, roadsides, other disturbed areas

Common (uncommon in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Bottomland Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum ontarionis var. ontarionis   FAMILY: Asteraceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum ontarionis   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster lateriflorus 179-47-035?   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Bottomlands, swamps, bogs

Rare

Native to Georgia & possibly South Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Small White Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Symphyotrichum racemosum var. racemosum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum racemosum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster vimineus 179-47-036   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Bottomlands, marshes

Common (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Small White Oldfield Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Symphyotrichum racemosum var. subdumosum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum racemosum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Simmonds’s Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Symphyotrichum simmondsii   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum simmondsii   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Florida wet prairies, wet pine flatwoods, ditches, other moist to wet habitats

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bushy Aster, Long-stalked Aster, Rice Button Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum dumosum var. dumosum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum dumosum var. dumosum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aster dumosus 179-47-037   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Old fields, disturbed areas, pastures

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Willowleaf Aster, Veiny-lined Aster, Tall Aster, Willow Aster

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Symphyotrichum praealtum var. angustior   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symphyotrichum praealtum var. angustior   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Fen-like calcareous wetlands

Rare

Native north of the Carolinas (and reported for w. NC)

 


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