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Digital Herbaria

Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoides

Symphyotrichum ericoides (L.) G.L. Nesom var. ericoides

White Heath Aster, Heath Aster, White Aster, White Prairie Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Aster ericoides

White Aster, Heath Aster


Location: Hwy 16, 3 to 6 km NW of Helotes.
Latitude: 0.000000

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.

County: Bexar
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)

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