Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Eurybia macrophylla (Linnaeus) Cassini. Big-leaved Aster. Phen: Late Jul-Sep. Hab: Moist to dryish forests, in NC mostly at moderate to high elevations, particularly in red oak forests on ridgetops. Dist: NB and QC west to MN, south to PA, MD, VA, NC, ne. GA, e. TN, and IN; disjunct in scattered sites in MO and nw. AR.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, FNA20, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, Va, Nesom (1994b); = Aster macrophyllus – C, G, Oh3, RAB, SE1, W, Lamboy (1987); > Aster macrophyllus – S; > Aster macrophyllus var. apricensis – F; > Aster macrophyllus var. excelsior – F, WV; > Aster macrophyllus var. ianthinus – F, WV; > Aster macrophyllus var. macrophyllus – F, WV; > Aster macrophyllus var. pinguifolius – F; > Aster macrophyllus var. pinquifolius – WV, misspelling; > Aster macrophyllus var. sejunctus – F; > Aster macrophyllus var. velutinus – F, WV; > Aster multiformis – S; > Aster riciniatus – S

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