Symphyotrichum ericoides (L.) G.L. Nesom var. ericoides
White heath aster, Heath Aster, White Aster, White Prairie Aster
Asteraceae (Aster Family)USDA Symbol: SYERE
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Specimen & Label Data
White Aster, Heath Aster
Location: Hwy 16, 3 to 6 km NW of Helotes.
Habitat: On roadside grade of Hwy 16. Soil stoney and very gravelly with a little humus.
Description: A very densely-stemmed perennial arising 90 cm from root stock. Stems erect to reclining; leaves small, linear to narrowly lanceolate. Very numerous small white flowers on branchlets covered with leaves.
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Oct 30, 1994
Specimen number: 130
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0978
Accession Date: Nov 23, 1994
Accession Number: 77 Annotations: SCFXB (In flower & fruit)