Symphyotrichum concolor

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Symphyotrichum concolor


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Astereae
Subtribus: Symphyotrichinae
Genus: Symphyotrichum
Subgenus: S. subg. Virgulus
Sectio: S. sect. Concolores
Species: Symphyotrichum concolor
Varietas: S. c. var. devestitum


Symphyotrichum concolor (L.) G.L.Nesom, Phytologia 77(3): 278 (1995).


  • Basionym
    • Aster concolor L., Sp. Pl. 2: 874 (1753).
  • Other
    • Virgaria concolor Raf. ex DC., Prodr. (A. P. de Candolle) 5: 243 (1836).
    • Aster simulatus Small, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 51: 388 (1924).
    • Aster concolor f. lasiocaulis Fernald, Rhodora 38: 448 (1936).
    • Aster concolor var. simulatus (Small) R.W.Long, Rhodora 72: 39 (1970).
    • Lasallea concolor (L.) Semple & Brouillet, Amer. J. Bot. 67: 1022 (1980).
    • Virgulus concolor (L.) Reveal & Keener, Taxon 30: 649 (1981).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
      • USA (Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia), Bahamas

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


Primary references[edit]

  • Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Tomus II. Pp. 561–1200, [1–30, index], [1, err.]. Impensis Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae [Stockholm]. BHL Reference page
  • Nesom, G.L. 1994 publ. 1995. Review of the taxonomy of Aster sensu lato (Asteraceae: Astereae), emphasizing the New World species. Phytologia 77(3): 141–297. BHL Reference page

Additional references[edit]


Vernacular names[edit]

English: eastern silver aster
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