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Symphyotrichum  Nees
Taxonomic Serial No.: 564906

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Brachyactis Ledeb.
  Common Name(s): aster [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyAsteraceae  – sunflowers, tournesols  
                               GenusSymphyotrichum Nees – aster  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Symphyotrichum adnatum (Nutt.) G.L. Nesom – scaleleaf aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum X amethystinum (Nutt.) G.L. Nesom  
                                  Species Symphyotrichum anomalum (Engelm. ex Torr. & A. Gray) G.L. Nesom – manyray aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum anticostense (Fernald) G.L. Nesom – Anticosti Island aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum ascendens (Lindl.) G.L. Nesom – western aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum X batesii (Rydb.) G.L. Nesom  
                                  Species Symphyotrichum boreale (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Löve & D. Löve – northern bog aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum campestre (Nutt.) G.L. Nesom – western meadow aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum chapmanii (Torr. & A. Gray) Semple & Brouillet – savannah aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum chilense (Nees) G.L. Nesom – Pacific aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum ciliatum (Ledeb.) G.L. Nesom – rayless alkali aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum ciliolatum (Lindl.) A. Löve & D. Löve – Lindley's aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum X columbianum (Piper) G.L. Nesom  
                                  Species Symphyotrichum concolor (L.) G.L. Nesom – eastern silver aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum cordifolium (L.) G.L. Nesom – common blue wood aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum cusickii (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom – Cusick's aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum defoliatum (Parish) G.L. Nesom – San Bernardino aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum depauperatum (Fernald) G.L. Nesom – serpentine aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum drummondii (Lindl.) G.L. Nesom – Drummond's aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum dumosum (L.) G.L. Nesom – rice button aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum eatonii (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom – Eaton's aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum elliotii (Torr. & A. Gray) G.L. Nesom – Elliott's aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum ericoides (L.) G.L. Nesom – white heath aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum eulae (Shinners) G.L. Nesom – Texas aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum falcatum (Lindl.) G.L. Nesom – white prairie aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum fendleri (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom – Fendler's aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum X finkii (Rydb.) G.L. Nesom (pro sp.)  
                                  Species Symphyotrichum firmum (Nees) G.L. Nesom – glossy-leaved aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum foliaceum (Lindl. ex DC.) G.L. Nesom – alpine leafybract aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum fontinale (Alexander) G.L. Nesom – Florida water aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum frondosum (Nutt.) G.L. Nesom – short-rayed alkali aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum georgianum (Alexander) G.L. Nesom – Georgia aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum grandiflorum (L.) G.L. Nesom – largeflower aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum X gravesii (Burgess) G.L. Nesom  
                                  Species Symphyotrichum greatae (Parish) G.L. Nesom – Greata's aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum hallii (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom – Hall's aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum hendersonii (Fernald) G.L. Nesom – Lyall aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum jessicae (Piper) G.L. Nesom – Jessica's aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum kralii G.L. Nesom – Kral's aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum laeve (L.) Á. Löve & D. Löve – smooth blue aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum lanceolatum (Willd.) G.L. Nesom – white panicle aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum lateriflorum (L.) Á. Löve & D. Löve – calico aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum laurentianum (Fernald) G.L. Nesom – Gulf of St. Lawrence aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum lentum (Greene) G.L. Nesom – Suisun Marsh aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum X longulum (Sheldon) G.L. Nesom  
                                  Species Symphyotrichum molle (Rydb.) G.L. Nesom – soft aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum nahanniense (Cody) Semple – Nahanni aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum novae-angliae (L.) G.L. Nesom – New England aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum novi-belgii (L.) G.L. Nesom – New York aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum oblongifolium (Nutt.) G.L. Nesom – aromatic aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum ontarionis (Wiegand) G.L. Nesom – bottomland aster, Ontario aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum oolentangiense (Riddell) G.L. Nesom – skyblue aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum parviceps (E.S. Burgess) G.L. Nesom – smallhead aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum patens (Aiton) G.L. Nesom – late purple aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum phlogifolium (Muhl. ex Willd.) G.L. Nesom – thinleaf late purple aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum pilosum (Willd.) G.L. Nesom – hairy white oldfield aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum plumosum (Small) Semple  
                                  Species Symphyotrichum porteri (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom – smooth white aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum potosinum (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom – Santa Rita Mountain aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum praealtum (Poir.) G.L. Nesom – willowleaf aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum pratense (Raf.) G.L. Nesom – barrens silky aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum prenanthoides (Muhl. ex Willd.) G.L. Nesom – crookedstem aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum priceae (Britton) G.L. Nesom – lavender oldfield aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum puniceum (L.) Á. Löve & D. Löve – purplestem aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum pygmaeum (Lindl.) Brouillet & S. Selliah – pygmy aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum racemosum (Elliot) G.L. Nesom – smooth white oldfield aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum retroflexum (Lindl. ex DC.) G.L. Nesom – rigid whitetop aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum rhiannon Weakley & Govus – Rhiannon's aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum robynsianum (Rouss.) L. Brouillet & Labrecque – longleaf aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum X salignum (Willd.) G.L. Nesom  
                                  Species Symphyotrichum X schistosum (Steele) G.L. Nesom  
                                  Species Symphyotrichum sericeum (Vent.) G.L. Nesom – western silver aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum shortii (Lindl.) G.L. Nesom – Short's aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum simmondsii (Small) G.L. Nesom – Simmonds' aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum spathulatum (Lindl.) G.L. Nesom – western mountain aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum X subgeminatum (Fernald) G.L. Nesom (pro sp.)  
                                  Species Symphyotrichum subspicatum (Nees) G.L. Nesom – Douglas aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum subulatum (Michx.) G.L. Nesom – eastern annual saltmarsh aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum X tardiflorum (L.) Greuter, M.V. Agab. & Wagenitz  
                                  Species Symphyotrichum tenuifolium (L.) G.L. Nesom – perennial saltmarsh aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum tradescantii (L.) G.L. Nesom – shore aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum turbinellum (Lindl.) G.L. Nesom – smooth violet prairie aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum undulatum (L.) G.L. Nesom – wavyleaf aster, waxyleaf aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum urophyllum (Lindl.) G.L. Nesom – white arrowleaf aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum vahlii (Gaudich.) G.L. Nesom  
                                  Species Symphyotrichum X versicolor (Willd.) G.L. Nesom  
                                  Species Symphyotrichum walteri (Alexander) G.L. Nesom – Walter's aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum welshii (Cronquist) G.L. Nesom – Welsh's aster 
                                  Species Symphyotrichum X woldenii (Rydb.) G.L. Nesom  
                                  Species Symphyotrichum yukonense (Cronquist) G.L. Nesom – Yukon aster 

  Expert: John C. Semple  
  Notes: Director of the WAT Herbarium, Professor in the Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1   
  Reference for: Symphyotrichum    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Asteraceae of North America Update, database (version 2010.5.13)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Update coordinated by the International Compositae Alliance (TICA) ( through the Smithsonian Institution in collaboration with the USDA National Plant Data Center   
  Reference for: Symphyotrichum   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Symphyotrichum   
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