Symphyotrichum oolentangiense

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusSymphyotrichum
SpeciesSymphyotrichum oolentangiense (Riddell) G. L. Nesom
Common NameAzure aster, skyblue 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: 6.3
C value 6
StatusNative; TN[S1] (State Rank); G5 (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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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 azureus Aster azureus Lindl.
Aster azureus var. laevicaulis Aster azureus var. laevicaulis
Aster azureus var. scabrior Aster azureus var. scabrior

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: Harlan (KY), Lincoln (KY), McCreary (KY), Trigg (KY), Whitley (KY), Blount (TN), Cannon (TN), Grundy (TN), Hickman (TN), Marion (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, HTTU, MTSU, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1974 - 2003

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100745585 Harlan Kentucky 21 Sep 1993 Bryce D. Fields
655
EKY
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense
31234100745510 Lincoln Kentucky 30 Oct 2003 Timothy J. Weckman
8430
EKY
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense
31234100745569 Whitley Kentucky 05 Oct 1974 Patricia A. Smith
52
EKY
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense
31234100745502 Marion Tennessee 27 Aug 1976 S. McCarrell
EKY
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense
APSC0090903 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense
APSC0090902 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense
APSC0090904 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense
APSC0090905 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense
HTTU008744 Hickman Tennessee
HTTU
Aster azureus
MTSU021281 Cannon Tennessee 06 Nov 1980 Landon E. McKinney
0223
MTSU
Aster azureus
31234100278975 Grundy Tennessee 26 Sep 1977 Ronald L. Jones
1996
EKY
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense
31234100745593 Harlan Kentucky 21 Sep 1993 Bryce D. Fields
630
EKY
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense
31234100745577 McCreary Kentucky 11 Oct 1999 Ronald L. Jones
9194
EKY
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense
APSC0090901 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense
UCHT028506 Blount Tennessee
UCHT
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense
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Plant Photos

Symphyotrichum oolentangiense - Dwayne Estes
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense - Dwayne Estes
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense - Dwayne Estes
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense - Dwayne Estes
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense - Dwayne Estes
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense - Dwayne Estes
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense - Dwayne Estes
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense - Dwayne Estes