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Taxon: Aster alpinus L.

Genus: Aster
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Asteroideae tribe: Astereae.
Nomen number: 5616
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:872. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 19-Nov-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 13-May-2009
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC).
Accessions: 2 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:


Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: ornamental features   (fide Dict Gard)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Iran [n.]; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Aga Buryat, Altay, Buryatia, Chelyabinsk, Chita, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Sverdlovsk, Tomsk, Tuva, Tyumen, Yakutia-Sakha
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan [s.e.]; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Chukchi, Kamchatka, Magadan
    China: China - Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Shanxi, Xinjiang
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Germany; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Russian Federation - Bashkortostan, European part, Komi, Perm; Ukraine
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France; Spain
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory [w.], Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia [n.]
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming

References:

  • Ahmed, K. A. et al. 1986. Taxonomic studies on Aster L. (Compositae). Phytologia 61:299–310.
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Cody, W. J. 1996. Flora of the Yukon Territory.
  • Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR).
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Grubov, V. I. 2001. Key to the vascular plants of Mongolia.
  • Grulich, V. 1994. Taxonomical notes on some Baikalian plants. Scripta J. Fac. Sci. Masaryk Univ. Brno, Biol. 22–23:107–111.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Hu, S.-Y. 1970. Compositae of China. 178.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Jones, A. G. 1980. A classification of the New World species of Aster (Asteraceae). Brittonia 32:230–239.
  • Jones, A. G. 1984. Nomenclatural notes on Aster (Asteraceae) II. New combinations and some transfers. Phytologia 55:385.
  • Kitagawa, M. 1979. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Moss, E. H. & J. G. Packer. 1983. Flora of Alberta, ed. 2.
  • Nesom, G. L. 1995. Key to the American genera of the Asterinae (Asteraceae). Phytologia 79:281–285.
  • Picton, P. 1999. The gardener's guide to growing Asters.
  • Porsild, A. E. & W. J. Cody. 1980. Vascular plants of continental Northwest Territories, Canada.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Welsh, S. L. 1974. Anderson's flora of Alaska and adjacent parts of Canada.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Synonyms:


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Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional 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.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?5616 (25 July 2014)

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