Symphyotrichum laeve

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusSymphyotrichum
SpeciesSymphyotrichum laeve (L.) A. Love & D. Love
Common NameGlatte Aster, Smooth aster, smooth blue aster
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 4.8
C value 5
StatusNative; AGCP (UPL), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S2S3] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Aster expansus Aster expansus
Aster laevis Aster laevis L.
Aster laevis var. sourisensis Aster laevis var. sourisensis
Aster laevis var. strictiflora Aster laevis var. strictiflora
Symphyotrichum laeve subsp. laeve Symphyotrichum laeve subsp. laeve

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bell (KY), Bullitt (KY), Carter (KY), Estill (KY), Fleming (KY), Hardin (KY), Jefferson (KY), Laurel (KY), Lewis (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Marion (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Robertson (KY), Rowan (KY), Todd (KY), Whitley (KY), Blount (TN), Campbell (TN), Clay (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), Franklin (TN), Grundy (TN), Jackson (TN), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), Marion (TN), Monroe (TN), Morgan (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: MDKY, VDB, APSC, BEREA, EKY, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1961 - 2008

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100746732 Pulaski Kentucky 28 Aug 2008 Tara R. Littlefield
2008-066
EKY
Symphyotrichum laeve
31234100300126 Rowan Kentucky 07 Oct 1994 John W. Thieret
57572
EKY
Symphyotrichum laeve
31234100746872 Pulaski Kentucky 28 Aug 2008 Tara R. Littlefield
2008-064
EKY
Symphyotrichum laeve
31234100746724 Pulaski Kentucky 28 Aug 2008 Tara R. Littlefield
2008-065
EKY
Symphyotrichum laeve
31234100300076 Lewis Kentucky 02 Oct 1991 Landon E. McKinney
4889
EKY
Symphyotrichum laeve
N/A Lewis Kentucky 02 Oct 1991 Landon E. McKinney
4889
EKY
Aster laevis
31234100300100 Powell Kentucky 12 Nov 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
5539
EKY
Symphyotrichum laeve
BEREA009309 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Symphyotrichum laeve
BEREA009310 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Symphyotrichum laeve
MDKY00009950 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster laevis
MDKY00009949 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Aster laevis
MDKY00009948 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Aster laevis
TENN-V-0222948 McCreary Kentucky
TENN
Aster laevis
TENN-V-0221544 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
TENN-V-0221554 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
31234100300068 Carter Kentucky 26 Sep 1986 Allison W. Cusick
25991
EKY
Symphyotrichum laeve
31234100300092 Marion Kentucky 09 Oct 2000 Timothy J. Weckman
6171
EKY
Symphyotrichum laeve
31234100300118 Robertson Kentucky 23 Sep 1961 Dan Pittillo
51
EKY
Symphyotrichum laeve
31234100300225 Grundy Tennessee 26 Sep 1977 Ronald L. Jones
1988
EKY
Symphyotrichum laeve
BEREA009311 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Symphyotrichum laeve
MDKY00009946 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster laevis
MDKY00009944 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster laevis
MDKY00009947 Powell Kentucky
MDKY
Aster laevis
MDKY00009945 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster laevis
MDKY00009951 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster laevis
TENN-V-0222949 Robertson Kentucky
TENN
Aster laevis
TENN-V-0221559 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
TENN-V-0221549 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
TENN-V-0221553 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
TENN-V-0221563 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
TENN-V-0221550 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
TENN-V-0210343 Davidson Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Aster laevis
TENN-V-0221545 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
TENN-V-0222941 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Aster laevis
TENN-V-0221555 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
TENN-V-0221560 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
TENN-V-0221548 Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
TENN-V-0221562 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
TENN-V-0222947 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Aster laevis
TENN-V-0221556 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
TENN-V-0221551 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
TENN-V-0221557 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0084821 Pulaski Kentucky 20 Aug 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0071484 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0112715 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
TENN-V-0221564 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
TENN-V-0221546 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
TENN-V-0221561 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
TENN-V-0221558 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
TENN-V-0221552 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
TENN-V-0221547 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0032790 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0027963 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0117526 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0079929 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0087026 Estill Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0090611 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0074632 McCreary Kentucky 09 Sep 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0047014 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0087027 Estill Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0091535 Rowan Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0102227 Lewis Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0027955 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0069406 Pulaski Kentucky 16 Sep 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0084815 Roane Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0121167 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0074972 Powell Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0111069 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0071483 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0090615 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0090607 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0117523 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0117525 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0076899 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0117517 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0074621 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0076709 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0117516 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0090610 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0117521 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0027962 Roane Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
UCHT028485 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Symphyotrichum laeve
UCHT028484 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Symphyotrichum laeve
UCHT035751 Campbell Tennessee
UCHT
Symphyotrichum laeve
UCHT028483 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Symphyotrichum laeve
N/A Tennessee Oct 1895 A. Ruth
12
UCHT
Aster laevis
BRIT73873 Rutherford Tennessee
VDB
Aster laevis
BRIT73863 Grundy Tennessee
VDB
Aster laevis
APSC0117519 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0027954 Decatur Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0027956 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0117520 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0085844 Rowan Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0117522 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0117515 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0074624 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0117518 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
APSC0084846 Rowan Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum laeve
N/A Knox Tennessee July 1896 A. Ruth
UCHT
Aster laevis
BRIT73829 Scott Tennessee
VDB
Aster laevis
BRIT73868 Lewis Tennessee
VDB
Aster laevis
BRIT73865 Grundy Tennessee
VDB
Aster laevis
BRIT73866 Lewis Tennessee
VDB
Aster laevis
BRIT73862 Davidson Tennessee
VDB
Aster laevis
BRIT73871 Morgan Tennessee
VDB
Aster laevis
BRIT73869 Marion Tennessee
VDB
Aster laevis
BRIT73861 Clay Tennessee
VDB
Aster laevis
BRIT73864 Grundy Tennessee
VDB
Aster laevis
BRIT73874 Rutherford Tennessee
VDB
Aster laevis
BRIT73867 Lewis Tennessee
VDB
Aster laevis
BRIT73872 Rutherford Tennessee
VDB
Aster laevis
BRIT73870 Marion Tennessee
VDB
Aster laevis
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Symphyotrichum laeve - Sunny Fleming
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Symphyotrichum laeve - Tara Littlefield
Symphyotrichum laeve - Tara Littlefield
Symphyotrichum laeve - Tara Littlefield
Symphyotrichum laeve - Tara Littlefield
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