Symphyotrichum sericeum

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Symphyotrichum sericeum


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. Concolores
Species: Symphyotrichum sericeum


Symphyotrichum sericeum (Vent.) G.L.Nesom, 1995


  • Homotypic
    • Aster sericeus Vent. in Descr. Pl. Nouv.: t. 33 (1800)
    • Lasallea sericea (Vent.) Greene in Leafl. Bot. Observ. Crit. 1: 5 (1903)
    • Virgulus sericeus (Vent.) Reveal & Keener in Taxon 30: 649 (1981)
  • Heterotypic
    • Aster argenteus Michx. in Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 111 (1803)
    • Aster montanus Nutt. in Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 2: 156 (1818), nom. illeg.
    • Aster sericeus var. montanus A.Gray in Syn. Fl. N. Amer. 1(2): 179 (1884)
    • Aster sibiricus Turcz. ex Torr. & A.Gray in Fl. N. Amer. 2: 107 (1841), not validly publ.
    • Aster subspathulatus Rydb. in Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 1: 395 (1900)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Canada (Manitoba, Ontario), USA (Arkansas, Georgia, Ill, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin)

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: western silver aster
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