Symphyotrichum pilosum var. pilosum

Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
SpeciesSymphyotrichum pilosum (Willd.) G. L. Nesom var. pilosum
Common NameFrost Weed; Hairy White Oldfield Aster; Oldfield Weed; White Oldfield Aster
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Flower Color2: Purple; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 0.8
C value 2
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5T5 (Global Rank)

** Not applicable or data not available.

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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.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • 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


SynonymFull Citation
Aster pilosus subsp. pilosus Aster pilosus subsp. pilosus
Aster pilosus var. pilosus Aster pilosus var. pilosus
Aster pilosus var. platyphyllus Aster pilosus var. platyphyllus (Torr. & A. Gray) S.F. Blake
Aster ramosissimus Aster ramosissimus auct. non Mill.

Specimens and Distribution

No specimens exist for this species.

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