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Symphyotrichum georgianum

Symphyotrichum georgianum (Alexander) G.L. Nesom

georgia aster

Synonym(s): Aster georgianus, Aster patens var. georgianus
Symphyotrichum georgianum (Georgia Aster)
Image ID: 9617
Image by: Ware, Richard & Teresa
Image Collection: NCBG Digital Library

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: SYGE
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Symphyotrichum georgianum
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2016-12-30

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: SYMPH4
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Symphyotrichum
GENUS AUTHORITY: Nees
GENUS COMMON: Aster
GENUS SUMMARY: A genus of about 90 species, of the Americas and e. Asia, most diverse in our area.
GENUS IDENTIFICATION:
GENUS REFERENCES: Brouillet et al. FNA (2006b); Brouillet & Semple (1981); Cronquist (1980)=SE; Jones (1980a, 1980b, 1984); Jones & Young (1983); R. Jones (1983)=Z; R. Jones (1992); Lamboy (1987, 1992)=Y; Nesom (1994)=X; Nesom (2005b)=V; Nesom (1993a, 1993b, 1994, 1997); Campbell & Seymour (2014)=J; Noyes & Rieseberg (1999); Semple & Brouillet (1980a, 1980b); Semple, Chmielewski, & Lane (1989); Semple, Heard, & Xiang (1996); Sundberg (2004)=Q; Reveal & Keener (1981); Warners & Laughlin (1999); Xiang & Semple (1996). Key to subgenus Astropolium based on Nesom (2005b).

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: ASTERA
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Asteraceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: Dumortier 1822 or COMPOSITAE Giseke 1792
FAMILY COMMON: Aster Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of about 1500-1700 genera and 20,000-25,000 species, shrubs, herbs, trees, and vines, cosmopolitan in distribution.
FAMILY REFERENCE: Cronquist (1980)=SE throughout family treatment.

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Herb

LEAF ARRANGEMENT: Basal
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BLOOM TIME: Early Oct-mid Nov
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White Red Pink Orange Yellow Green Blue Lavender Purple Violet Brown Not Applicable

FRUITING PERIOD: Nov-Dec.

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NATIVE RANGE: NC, SC, GA, AL & FL

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GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
148 2010-0066 2010-12-08 149 View
8835 2007-0110 2007-05-30 View


GRIM COLLECTIONS

Coll_id Project Collection date Collector Action
149 HORT 2010-11-24 Liloia View


GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
288 148 21 Liloia 2012-05-01 View
289 148 19 Liloia 2018-05-01 View
290 148 20 Liloia 2018-05-01 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: SYGE
USDA Common Name: Georgia Aster
Native Status: L48 (N)
Distribution: USA (AL, FL, GA, LA, NC, SC)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb

2018 Natural Heritage Program List of Rare Plant Species of North Carolina

NHP IDS RANKROUNDED S RANKG RANKROUNDED G RANKSTATE STATUSFEDERAL STATUS
20093 S3 S3 G3 G3 T C

This information is derived from the 2018 North Carolina Natural Heritage Program List of Rare Plant Species.

WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Symphyotrichum georgianum
COMMON NAME: Georgia Aster
SYNONYMY: [= FNA, K, WH3, X; < Aster patens - RAB; = Aster georgianus Alexander - S, Z; = Aster patens Aiton var. georgianus (Alexander) Cronquist - SE; = Virgulus georgianus (Alexander) Semple; = Virgulus patens (Aiton) Reveal & Keener var. georgianus (Alexander) Reveal & Keener]
PHENOLOGY: Early Oct-mid Nov; Nov-Dec.
HABITAT: Dry, rocky woodlands, woodland borders, roadbanks, powerline rights-of-way, primarily in places that formerly would have burned and likely been post oak or blackjack oak woodlands or savannas, also in thin soils around granitic flatrocks.
COMMENTS: Sc. NC south to c. GA and west to c. AL; apparently disjunct on the Coastal Plain of sw. GA and e. Panhandle FL (Leon County).
RANGE MAP: Symphyotrichum georgianum.png

Key to Map Symbols
ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Asteraceae Dumortier 1822 or COMPOSITAE Giseke 1792 (Aster Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 1500-1700 genera and 20,000-25,000 species, shrubs, herbs, trees, and vines, cosmopolitan in distribution.
REFERENCE: Cronquist (1980)=SE throughout family treatment.
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Symphyotrichum Nees (Aster)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 90 species, of the Americas and e. Asia, most diverse in our area.
REFERENCE: Brouillet et al. FNA (2006b); Brouillet & Semple (1981); Cronquist (1980)=SE; Jones (1980a, 1980b, 1984); Jones & Young (1983); R. Jones (1983)=Z; R. Jones (1992); Lamboy (1987, 1992)=Y; Nesom (1994)=X; Nesom (2005b)=V; Nesom (1993a, 1993b, 1994, 1997); Campbell & Seymour (2014)=J; Noyes & Rieseberg (1999); Semple & Brouillet (1980a, 1980b); Semple, Chmielewski, & Lane (1989); Semple, Heard, & Xiang (1996); Sundberg (2004)=Q; Reveal & Keener (1981); Warners & Laughlin (1999); Xiang & Semple (1996). Key to subgenus Astropolium based on Nesom (2005b).

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Symphyotrichum georgianum in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Symphyotrichum georgianum in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Symphyotrichum georgianum in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Symphyotrichum georgianum in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Symphyotrichum georgianum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Symphyotrichum georgianum

NCBG IMAGE RECORDS

ID IMAGE1: 9617
ID IMAGE2: 9616
ID IMAGE3: 9617

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