Aster elliottii Torr. & A.Gray
  • Fl. N. Amer. (Torr. & A. Gray) 2: 140. 1841 [May 1841]


Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

"Colonial from well developed creeping rhizomes, 6–15 dm, tending to be somewhat succulent; stem puberulent in lines, at least above; lvs glabrous beneath, scaberulous above, serrate, the lowermost ones enlarged, long-petiolate, with elliptic blade to 25 × 5 cm, but sometimes early deciduous, the cauline ones ± reduced upwards, becoming sessile or nearly so with ± sheathing but not auriculate base; infl corymbiform or paniculiform; invol 8–11 mm, its bracts not much if at all imbricate, glabrous except for the sometimes ciliolate margins, narrow with long-attenuate, loose or somewhat squarrose green tip (this well under 1 mm wide), or the inner purplish instead of green; rays 25–45, pink or sometimes lavender, 7–12 mm; achenes glabrous or sparsely hairy; 2n=16. Swamps and other moist low places; se. Va. to Fla. and Ala."

  Bibliography

  • 1 "Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp."
  • 2 Fl. N. Amer. (Torr. & A. Gray) 2: 140. 1841 [May 1841]

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