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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

Heath Aster


Location: North side of Canyon Lake at 880 Military Dr. on Canyon Lake Island.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Plentiful on dry, rocky hillsides.

Description: Much-branched perennial with arching stems to 4 dm. Leaves linear, 8-20 mm long. Numerous, white flower heads are 5-10 mm across and crowded on branchlets covered with leaves.

County: Comal
Collector: Mary Beth White
Collection Date: Oct 30, 1993
Specimen number: 172

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0617
Accession Date: Nov 23, 1993
Accession Number: 45

Annotations: SCFRC

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