Symphyotrichum oblongifolium

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusSymphyotrichum
SpeciesSymphyotrichum oblongifolium (Nutt.) G. L. Nesom
Common Namearomatic aster, Oblong-leaved or aromatic 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: 6.9
C value 7
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S5] (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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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 kumleinii Aster kumleinii
Aster oblongifolius Aster oblongifolius Nutt.
Aster oblongifolius var. angustatus Aster oblongifolius var. angustatus Shinners
Aster oblongifolius var. orientis Aster oblongifolius var. orientis Shinners
Aster oblongifolius var. rigidulus Aster oblongifolius var. rigidulus A.Gray
Lasallea oblongifolia Lasallea oblongifolia (Nutt.) J.C.Semple & L.Brouillet
Virgulus oblongifolius Virgulus oblongifolius (Nutt.) J.L.Reveal & C.S.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: Anderson (KY), Clark (KY), Estill (KY), Fayette (KY), Franklin (KY), Garrard (KY), Henry (KY), Jessamine (KY), Lee (KY), Madison (KY), Mercer (KY), Owen (KY), Powell (KY), Rowan (KY), Woodford (KY), Anderson (TN), Blount (TN), Cannon (TN), Cheatham (TN), Claiborne (TN), Clay (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Grainger (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hancock (TN), Hickman (TN), Jackson (TN), Jefferson (TN), Knox (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Pickett (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Stewart (TN), Sullivan (TN), Warren (TN), Wayne (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1901 - 2001

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100302049 Lee Kentucky 09 Oct 1993 Ronald L. Jones
7474
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100301975 Clark Kentucky 30 Oct 1954 Mary Ruth Beckett
79
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100302064 Madison Kentucky 22 Sep 1956 Mary E. Wharton
10516
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100302056 Lee Kentucky 29 Sep 1984 Ronald L. Jones
4386
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100302171 Davidson Tennessee 24 Oct 1975 Ronald L. Jones
1206
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100302106 Madison Kentucky 29 Sep 1901 H. Garman
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100302023 Franklin Kentucky 21 Aug 1981 Hal Bryan
FR-364
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100302122 Woodford Kentucky 04 Oct 1954 Mary E. Wharton
8795
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100301934 Anderson Kentucky 29 Sep 1955 Mary E. Wharton
9552
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100302007 Estill Kentucky 21 Oct 1988 Richard G. Guetig
963
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100302114 Woodford Kentucky 13 Oct 1954 Mary E. Wharton
8815
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100302031 Jessamine Kentucky 10 Oct 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
11819
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100302015 Fayette Kentucky 28 Sep 1933 H. Garman
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100302080 Mercer Kentucky 18 Jul 1993 David D. Taylor
17364
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100301942 Anderson Kentucky 29 Sep 1955 Mary E. Wharton
9554b
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
N/A Knox Tennessee 03 Oct 1990 V. E. McNeilus
90-977
EKY
Aster oblongifolius
31234100301967 Clark Kentucky 01 Sep 2000 Timothy J. Weckman
6109
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100302197 Polk Tennessee 06 Nov 1977 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100301991 Estill Kentucky 01 Aug 1978 Carol Williams
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100302072 Madison Kentucky 22 Sep 1956 Mary E. Wharton
10516
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100302189 Knox Tennessee 27 Jun 1979 B. Eugene Wofford
79-160
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100302098 Mercer Kentucky 06 Oct 1956 Mary E. Wharton
10593
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100302130 Woodford Kentucky 27 Sep 1954 Mary E. Wharton
8770
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
31234100301959 Anderson Kentucky 02 Sep 1978 William S. Bryant
276
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
MDKY00009989 Franklin Kentucky
MDKY
Aster oblongifolius
MDKY00009988 Jessamine Kentucky
MDKY
Aster oblongifolius
31234100301983 Estill Kentucky 10 Oct 1978 William H. Martin
EKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
BEREA009360 Garrard Kentucky
BEREA
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
BEREA009363 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
BEREA009361 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
BEREA009362 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
MDKY00009727 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
MDKY00009986 Owen Kentucky
MDKY
Aster oblongifolius
TENN-V-0221730 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221735 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221733 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221740 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0223151 Anderson Kentucky
TENN
Aster oblongifolius
TENN-V-0221759 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0223209 Franklin Kentucky
TENN
Aster oblongifolius
MDKY00009987 Owen Kentucky
MDKY
Aster oblongifolius
TENN-V-0221753 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221716 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221746 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221755 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221719 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221747 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221723 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221724 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221726 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221742 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221737 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221729 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221752 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221739 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221720 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221762 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221743 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221748 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221763 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221736 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221744 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221732 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221764 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221758 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221751 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221745 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221765 Wayne Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221717 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221725 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221727 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221756 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221760 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0223210 Jessamine Kentucky
TENN
Aster oblongifolius
TENN-V-0221722 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221734 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221721 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221731 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
APSC0027839 Stewart Tennessee 13 Oct 1990 Edward Chester
APSC
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
APSC0027837 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
APSC0027845 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
APSC0032786 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221718 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221741 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221728 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221757 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221749 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221738 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221754 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221761 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
TENN-V-0221750 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
APSC0112716 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
APSC0074631 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
APSC0027842 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
APSC0085850 Rowan Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
APSC0076895 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
APSC0072863 Warren Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
APSC0027843 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
APSC0027838 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
APSC0027840 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
APSC0027841 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
APSC0075766 Powell Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
MTSU021274 Cannon Tennessee 06 Nov 1980 Landon E. McKinney
0220
MTSU
Aster oblongifolius
N/A Knox Tennessee Oct 1898 A. Ruth
635
UCHT
Aster oblongifolius
N/A Knox Tennessee Sept. 1895 A. Ruth
UCHT
Aster oblongifolius
N/A Davidson Tennessee September A. Gattinger
1259
UCHT
Aster oblongifolius
BRIT73988 Rutherford Tennessee
VDB
Aster oblongifolius
BRIT73986 Montgomery Tennessee
VDB
Aster oblongifolius
BRIT73975 Cheatham Tennessee
VDB
Aster oblongifolius
BRIT73985 Montgomery Tennessee
VDB
Aster oblongifolius
BRIT73984 Knox Tennessee
VDB
Aster oblongifolius
APSC0027834 Stewart Tennessee 21 Oct 1971 Edward Chester
APSC
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
APSC0072844 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
APSC0087015 Estill Kentucky 04 Oct 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
APSC0027835 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
APSC0074618 Powell Kentucky 25 Oct 1978 Max Medley
APSC
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
HTTU002546 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Aster oblongifolius
N/A Knox Tennessee A. Ruth
UCHT
Aster oblongifolius
UCHT037794 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
UCHT037793 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
UOS01414 Franklin Tennessee 08 Nov 2001 George S. Ramseur
UOS
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
BRIT73979 Davidson Tennessee
VDB
Aster oblongifolius
BRIT73980 Hamilton Tennessee
VDB
Aster oblongifolius
BRIT73987 Polk Tennessee
VDB
Aster oblongifolius
BRIT73977 Clay Tennessee
VDB
Aster oblongifolius
BRIT73981 Jackson Tennessee
VDB
Aster oblongifolius
BRIT73974 Cheatham Tennessee
VDB
Aster oblongifolius
BRIT73976 Clay Tennessee
VDB
Aster oblongifolius
BRIT73983 Knox Tennessee
VDB
Aster oblongifolius
BRIT73982 Knox Tennessee
VDB
Aster oblongifolius
BRIT73978 Davidson Tennessee
VDB
Aster oblongifolius
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