Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Eurybia spectabilis (Aiton) Nesom. Low Showy Aster. Phen: Aug-Oct. Hab: Pine barrens, dry road banks. Dist: Coastal Plain (and rarely adjacent provinces) from MA south to SC; disjunct in AL.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = FNA20, K1, K3, K4, NE, NY, Pa, Va, Nesom (1994b); = Aster spectabilis – C, RAB, SE1; > Aster smallii – S; > Aster spectabilis – S; > Aster spectabilis var. cinerascens – G; > Aster spectabilis var. spectabilis – F, G; > Aster spectabilis var. suffultus – F, G

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