Symphyotrichum patens var. patens

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusSymphyotrichum
Species: Symphyotrichum patens
Infrapecies:Symphyotrichum patens (Aiton) G. L. Nesom var. patens
Common NameLate Purple Aster; Spreading Aster
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Reproductive Phenology: November; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Petiole Type: subpetiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Margins: serrulate; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Purple; Base Flower Color: White; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Carpel Number/Pistil: 1; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Cypsela; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: terminal; Inflorescence Types: head; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 1; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: Yes; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Complexity: Simple; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Basal; Sepal Fusion: N/A; Sepal Number: N/A; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5; Tepal Number: N/A
C value 6
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5T5 (Global Rank)
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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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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 patens Aster patens Aiton
Aster patens var. floridanus Aster patens var. floridanus R.W. Long
Aster patens var. patens Aster patens var. patens Aiton
Aster virgatus Aster virgatus Elliott non Moench
Lasallea patens Lasallea patens (Ait.) J.C.Semple & L.Brouillet
Virgulus patens Virgulus patens (Aiton) J.L.Reveal & C.S.Keener
Virgulus patens var. gracilis Virgulus patens var. gracilis (Hook.) Reveal & Keener
Virgulus patens var. patentissimus Virgulus patens var. patentissimus (Lindl. ex DC.) Reveal & Keener

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: Bath (KY), Bell (KY), Carlisle (KY), Carter (KY), Christian (KY), Harlan (KY), Johnson (KY), Letcher (KY), McCreary (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rowan (KY), Todd (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Cheatham (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), Dickson (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Grundy (TN), Hardin (TN), Hickman (TN), Lewis (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Stewart (TN), Sullivan (TN), Sumner (TN), Unicoi (TN), Van Buren (TN), Wayne (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, MDKY, MTSU, TENN, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1965 - 2013

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100273281 Carlisle Kentucky 07 Oct 1977 Ronald L. Jones
2044
EKY
Aster patens
N/A Pulaski Kentucky 26 Sep 1999 M. W. Gumbert
170
EKY
Aster patens
BEREA009394 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Aster patens
MDKY00010022 Letcher Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
MDKY00010020 Johnson Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
MDKY00010016 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
MDKY00010008 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
MDKY00010007 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
MDKY00010013 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
MDKY00010023 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
MDKY00010009 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
MDKY00010002 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
MDKY00010014 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
TENN-V-0223252 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Aster patens
TENN-V-0223239 McCreary Kentucky
TENN
Aster patens
TENN-V-0223251 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Aster patens
TENN-V-0223240 Todd Kentucky
TENN
Aster patens
31234100729712 Stewart Tennessee 03 Oct 1965 William M. Ellis
00874
EKY
Aster patens
BEREA009395 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Aster patens
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 18 Nov 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Aster patens
MDKY00010019 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
MDKY00010012 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
MDKY00010006 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
MDKY00010018 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
MDKY00010004 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
MDKY00010021 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
MDKY00010015 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
MDKY00010011 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
MDKY00010010 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
MDKY00010003 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
MDKY00010017 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
MDKY00010005 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aster patens
HTTU002555 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Aster patens
HTTU002549 Tennessee
HTTU
Aster patens
TENN-V-0223238 Christian Kentucky
TENN
Aster patens
TENN-V-0223192 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Aster patens
HTTU002554 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Aster patens
HTTU008770 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Aster patens
HTTU032814 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Aster patens
HTTU002556 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Aster patens
HTTU002550 Overton Tennessee
HTTU
Aster patens
HTTU002548 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Aster patens
BRIT89632 Hickman Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89633 Hardin Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89608 Dickson Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89596 Maury Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89599 Cheatham Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89611 Fentress Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89598 Cheatham Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89626 Morgan Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
HTTU002553 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Aster patens
HTTU002551 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Aster patens
HTTU002552 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Aster patens
MTSU021283 Cumberland Tennessee 07 Aug 1996 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Aster patens
BRIT89602 Coffee Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89621 Sumner Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89622 Stewart Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89610 Fentress Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89630 Lewis Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89613 Grundy Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89609 Fentress Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89620 Sumner Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89600 Coffee Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89612 Franklin Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89618 Van Buren Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89597 Bledsoe Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89605 Cumberland Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89604 Cumberland Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89631 Lewis Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89625 Morgan Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89619 Wayne Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89617 Van Buren Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89623 Rhea Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89595 Rutherford Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89603 Cumberland Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89606 Davidson Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89629 Lewis Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89594 Rutherford Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89601 Coffee Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
ETSU013296 Tennessee
ETSU
Aster patens
ETSU013299 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Aster patens
BRIT89607 Davidson Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89614 Grundy Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89627 Maury Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89628 Marion Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89615 Sumner Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89616 Van Buren Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
BRIT89624 Putnam Tennessee
VDB
Aster patens
ETSU013298 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Aster patens
ETSU013297 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Aster patens
ETSU013295 Tennessee
ETSU
Aster patens
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