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Eurybia hemispherica (Southern prairie aster)
Cressler, Alan

Eurybia hemispherica

Eurybia hemispherica (Alexander) G.L. Nesom

Southern Prairie Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Aster gattingeri, Aster hemisphericus, Aster paludosus ssp. hemisphericus, Aster pedionomus, Aster verutifolius, Heleastrum hemisphericum

USDA Symbol: EUHE10

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

3 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , KS , KY , LA , MO , MS , OK , TN , TX

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1249 Collected 2008-11-22 in Harrison County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Eurybia hemispherica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eurybia hemispherica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eurybia hemispherica


Record Modified: 2022-12-27
Research By: DEW

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