Symphyotrichum campestre

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Symphyotrichum campestre
Symphyotrichum campestre


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Astereae
Subtribus: Symphyotrichinae
Genus: Symphyotrichum
Subgenus: S. subg. Virgulus
Sectio: S. sect. Grandiflori
Subsectio: S. subsect. Grandiflori
Species: Symphyotrichum campestre


Symphyotrichum campestre (Nutt.) G.L.Nesom, Phytologia 77(3): 276 (1995).



  • Basionym
    • Aster campestris Nutt., Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc. ser. 2, 7: 293 (1840).
  • Homotypic
    • Virgulus campestris (Nutt.) Reveal & Keener, Taxon 30: 649 (1981).
  • Heterotypic
    • Aster bloomeri A.Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 6: 539 (1865).
    • Aster campestris var. bloomeri A.Gray, Syn. Fl. N. Amer. 1, pt. 2: 178 (1884).
    • Aster campestris subsp. suksdorfii Piper, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 11: 572 (1906).
    • Virgulus campestris var. bloomeri (A.Gray) Reveal & Keener, Taxon 30(3): 649 (1981).
    • Symphyotrichum campestre var. bloomeri (A.Gray) G.L.Nesom, Phytologia 77(3): 276 (1995).


Native distribution areas:
Symphyotrichum campestre
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Canada (Alberta, British Columbia), USA (California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: western meadow aster
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