Symphyotrichum rhiannon

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Symphyotrichum rhiannon


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. Symphyotrichum
Sectio: S. sect. Symphyotrichum
Species: Symphyotrichum rhiannon


Symphyotrichum rhiannon Weakley & Govus, Sida 21(2): 828 (827–839; fig. 1) (2004).

  • Typus: U.S.A., North Carolina. Clay Co.: Buck Creek Ultramafic Barrens, Nantahala National Forest, 1.3 km N of US 64 on Buck Creek Rd, just NE from Glade Gap, below FS Rd 6269 (above bridge crossing Buck Creek), NW ca. 0.5 km from gate on steep slope above E side of Buck Creek; serpentine barrens, steep W aspect outcrop of dunite and olivine, open woodland dominated by pitchpine and prairie grasses, 3385 ft elev., UTM zone 17S, 261513 mE, 3885663 mN (WGS-84), 3 Nov 2003, T.E. Govus and G. Kauffman 1 (Holotypus: NCU; isotypi: BRIT, US, WAT)


Native distribution areas:
Symphyotrichum rhiannon
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southeastern U.S.A.
      • North Carolina.

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


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English: Rhiannon's Aster
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