Symphyotrichum pratense

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusSymphyotrichum
SpeciesSymphyotrichum pratense (Raf.) G. L. Nesom
Common NameBarrens Silky 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: 9.0
C value 10
StatusNative; TN[S1] KY[S3] (State Rank); G4? (Global Rank)
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** 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 pratensis var. texicola Aster pratensis var. texicola Raf.
Symphyotrichum sericeum var. microphyllum Symphyotrichum sericeum var. microphyllum

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: Bullitt (KY), Edmonson (KY), Hardin (KY), Hart (KY), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Decatur (TN), Franklin (TN), Roane (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, TENN, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1950 - 1982

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100276243 Hardin Kentucky Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Symphyotrichum pratense
TENN-V-0222087 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum pratense
TENN-V-0222091 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum pratense
TENN-V-0222092 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum pratense
TENN-V-0222088 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum pratense
TENN-V-0222093 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum pratense
TENN-V-0222095 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum pratense
TENN-V-0222094 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum pratense
TENN-V-0222090 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum pratense
APSC0076048 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum pratense
APSC0083343 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum pratense
APSC0111147 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum pratense
APSC0074953 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum pratense
APSC0079087 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum pratense
APSC0074614 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum pratense
APSC0076047 Edmonson Kentucky 28 Aug 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Symphyotrichum pratense
APSC0079053 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum pratense
UOS01440 Franklin Tennessee Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Symphyotrichum pratense
31234100276250 Hardin Kentucky Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Symphyotrichum pratense
31234100276268 Hardin Kentucky Ron'
EKY
Symphyotrichum pratense
TENN-V-0222096 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum pratense
TENN-V-0222089 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum pratense
APSC0111146 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum pratense
APSC0074954 Edmonson Kentucky 30 Sep 1950 P.A. Davies
APSC
Symphyotrichum pratense
APSC0087905 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum pratense
APSC0071487 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum pratense
APSC0079088 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum pratense
APSC0079286 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum pratense
APSC0051828 Decatur Tennessee
APSC
Symphyotrichum pratense
APSC0112310 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum pratense
TENN-V-0244505 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Symphyotrichum pratense
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Symphyotrichum pratense - Tara Littlefield
Symphyotrichum pratense - Tara Littlefield
Symphyotrichum pratense - Tara Littlefield
Symphyotrichum pratense - Tara Littlefield
Symphyotrichum pratense - Tara Littlefield
Symphyotrichum pratense - Tara Littlefield
Symphyotrichum pratense - Tara Littlefield
Symphyotrichum pratense - Tara Littlefield