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Oclemena acuminata (Michaux) Greene. Whorled Aster, Whorled Nodding-aster. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Spruce-fir forests, northern hardwood forests, mountain seepages and streambanks, other cool, moist situations. Dist: NL (Newfoundland) and QC south to w. NC, nw. SC (Bradley et al. [in prep.]), ne. GA, and e. TN.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = FNA20, K1, K3, K4, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, Va, Nesom (1994a), Semple, Heard, & Xiang (1996); = Aster acuminatus Michx. – C, G, Oh3, RAB, SE1, W, WV, Brouillet & Simon (1981); > Aster acuminatus Michx. var. acuminatus – F; > Aster acuminatus Michx. var. magdalenensis Fernald – F

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: UPL
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACU

Heliophily ?: 4

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