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Digital Herbaria

Symphyotrichum drummondii var. texanum

Symphyotrichum drummondii (Lindl.) G.L. Nesom var. texanum (Burgess) G.L. Nesom

Drummond's Aster, Texas Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Aster drummondii ssp. texanus

Texas Aster


Location: Intersection of Salado Creek and Austin Hwy, w side of creek, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Deep alluvial soil/rocks. Sometimes flooded. Many in vicinity.

Description: Robust, much branched annual, 7 dm tall. Leaves linear-subulate, a few to 5 cm long x 2 mm wide, most much smaller. Upper branches densely flowered, involucres turbinate. Phyllaries linear, pale w/darker midrib. Ligules longer than disk florets, white tinged to lavender.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Oct 12, 1994
Specimen number: 704

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0993
Accession Date: Jan 24, 1995
Accession Number: 78

Annotations: SCFRB (In flower and fruit)

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