Symphyotrichum grandiflorum

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Symphyotrichum grandiflorum


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 grandiflorum


Symphyotrichum grandiflorum (L.) G.L.Nesom, Phytologia 77(3): 283 (1995).


  • Basionym̈
    • Aster grandiflorus L., Sp. Pl. 2: 877 (1753).
  • Homotypic
    • Lasallea grandiflora (L.) Semple & Brouillet, Amer. J. Bot. 67: 1022 (1980).
    • Virgulus grandiflorus (L.) Reveal & Keener, Taxon 30: 649 (1981).
  • Heterotypic
    • Aster asperrimus Nutt., Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., ser. 2, 7: 293 (1840).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southeastern USA
      • North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia.

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

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: largeflower aster
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