Symphyotrichum subulatum (Michx.) G.L. Nesom
Baby's breath aster, Annual Aster, Eastern annual saltmarsh aster, Blackland aster, Hierba del Marrano
Asteraceae (Aster Family)USDA Symbol: SYSU5
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Hierba del Marrano
Location: 880 Military Drive, on Canyon Lake Island.
Habitat: Plentiful near edge of lake in open, grassy area.
Description: Annual, to 6.5 dm tall. Leaves linear, subulate, rarely serrate, mostly 1-10 cm long, much reduced toward top of plant; involucres turbinate. Disk flowers yellow, petals white tinged with purple.
Collector: Mary Beth White
Collection Date: Oct 4, 1995
Specimen number: 228
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1061
Accession Date: Oct 24, 1995
Accession Number: 87 Annotations: SCFRC (In flower & fruit)