Endemic
Synonyms: Aster concolor var. simulatus Aster simulatus Small
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 493. Mentioned on page 492.

Distal cauline leaves moderately to densely silky. Phyllaries moderately to densely silky. 2n = 8.


Phenology: Flowering Aug–Nov(–Dec).
Habitat: Sandy and loamy soils, roadsides, oak scrub, pine flatwoods, fields
Elevation: 0–600 m

Distribution

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Ala., Del., Fla., Ga., Ky., La., Md., Mass., Miss., N.J., N.Y., N.C., R.I., S.C., Tenn., Va.

Discussion

Variety concolor is found on the Coastal Plains east of the Mississippi River and on the Piedmont Plateau; it reaches southern New England. Aster concolor forma lasiocaulis Fernald is not recognized.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
subspinulose +, subclasping +  and sessile +
cuspidate +, entire +  and serrate +
distinct +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
silky +, scabrous +  and silky-pilose +
subequal +
scarious +
5mm +  and 15mm +
usually triangular +  and linear +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
spiciform +, racemiform +, paniculiform +  and corymbiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Luc Brouillet +, John C. Semple +, Geraldine A. Allen +, Kenton L. Chambers +  and Scott D. Sundberg† +
(Linnaeus) G. L. Nesom +
subclasping +  and sessile +
cuspidate +, entire +  and serrate +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
silky +, scabrous +  and silky-pilose +
cuneate +, mucronate +, acute +  and obtuse +
indurate +
5mm;15mm +
Aster concolor +
subclasping +  and sessile +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
silky +, scabrous +  and silky-pilose +
ovate;usually oblong;lanceolate +
reduced +
1.8mm;5mm +
rugulose +  and muricate +
barbellulate +  and barbellate +
not 2-lipped +  and actinomorphic +
pink turning purple +, white +  and rose-purple +
at maturity , more or less ampliate , tubes usually shorter +
0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
beaked +, 2-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
not compressed +  and obovoid +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ala. +, Del. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Ky. +, La. +, Md. +, Mass. +, Miss. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, R.I. +, S.C. +, Tenn. +  and Va. +
0–600 m +
subclasping +  and sessile +
cuspidate +, entire +  and serrate +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
strigose +, silky +, glabrate +, scabrous +  and silky-pilose +
mucronate;acute;obtuse +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Sandy and loamy soils, roadsides, oak scrub, pine flatwoods, fields +
disciform +  and radiate +
indeterminate +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br />) +
campanulate;narrowly campanulate +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
2.4 cm24 mm <br />0.024 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
1mm;1.5mm +
sessile +  and petiolate +
cauline +  and basal +
soft +  and firm +
decurrent +
triangular +
subclasping +  and sessile +
entire +, cuspidate +  and serrate +
20mm;35mm +
silky +, scabrous +  and silky-pilose +
mucronate +, acute +  and obtuse +
5mm +  and 15mm +
2-carpellate +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
persistent +
25 +  and 40 +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
Flowering Aug–Nov(–Dec). +
lanceolate-oblong +
styliferous +, neuter +  and pistillate +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;slightly convex +
exalbuminous +
branched +  and simple +
ascending +  and erect +
1 +  and 10 +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +  and smooth +
Aster concolor var. simulatus +  and Aster simulatus +
Symphyotrichum concolor var. concolor +
Symphyotrichum concolor +
variety +
ampliate +
with cormoid caudices +  and rhizomatous +
stipitate-glandular +
30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br /> (80 cm800 mm <br />0.8 m <br />) +
tree +, shrub +  and subshrub +
lanceolate +  and diamond--shaped +