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Taxon: Symphyotrichum laeve (L.) Á. Löve & D. Löve var. laeve

Genus: Symphyotrichum
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Asteroideae tribe: Astereae.
Nomen number: 434242
Name verified on: 22-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC).
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Common names:

  • glaucous aster   (Source: Aster Ontario [as Aster laevis]) – English
  • smooth aster   (Source: Glea Cron ed2 [as Aster laevis]) – English
  • smooth blue aster   (Source: F GPlains [as Aster laevis]) – English
  • smooth-leaf aster   (Source: Aster Ontario [as Aster laevis]) – English
  • aster lisse   (Source: Aster Ontario [as Aster laevis]) – French
  • glatte Aster   (Source: Zander Ency [as Aster laevis]) – German
  • kahle Aster   (Source: Zander Ency [as Aster laevis]) – German
  • daggaster   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard, as Aster laevis)
More:

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario [s.]
    Western Canada: Canada - Manitoba [s.e.]
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Turkey
    Caucasus: Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Germany; Netherlands; Slovakia
    Southeastern Europe: Romania; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France; Spain
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Quebec
    Mexico
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Guadeloupe - St. Barthelemy; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Puerto Rico
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana
    Brazil: Brazil - Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo

      Adventive:
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Norway; Sweden
    Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Poland
    Southeastern Europe: Italy

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Nesom, G. L. 1994. Review of the taxonomy of Aster sensu lato (Asteraceae: Astereae), emphasizing the New World species. Phytologia 77:284.

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Symphyotrichum laeve (L.) Á. Löve & D. Löve var. laeve:


Check other databases for images:

  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?434242 (19 December 2014)

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