Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Aster lateriflorus (L.) Britton var. hirsuticaulis (Lindl. ex DC.) Porter image
Photographer: from USDA Plants website           

Caroline A. Creevey
Family Asteraceae
Aster lateriflorus (L.) Britton var. hirsuticaulis (Lindl. ex DC.) Porter
calico aster, goblet aster, side-flowering aster
Aster: from the Greek aster, "a star," describing the radiate heads of the flowers
lateriflorus: with flowers on the side
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial forb

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Flora of North America (off site)
Aster acadiensis Shinners
Aster hirsuticaulis Lindl. ex DC.
Aster lateriflorus (L.) Britton var. tenuipes Wiegand
Aster tradescantii L.
Aster tradescantii L. var. saxatilis (Fernald) House
Aster vimineus Lam. var. saxatilis Fernald
Symphyotrichum lateriflorum (L.) A.Löve & D.Löve var. hirsuticaule (Lindl. ex DC.) G.L.Nesom
Symphyotrichum lateriflorum (L.) A.Löve & D.Löve var. tenuipes (Wiegand) G.L.Nesom
Symphyotrichum tradescantii (L.) G.L.Nesom

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