Taxon: Aster alpinus L.

 
Genus: Aster
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Astereae
Nomen number: 5616
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:872. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 19-Nov-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-May-2009
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: ornamental features ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran (n.), Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Aga Buryat, Altay, Buryatia, Chelyabinsk, Chita, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Sverdlovsk, Tomsk, Tuva, Tyumen, Yakutia-Sakha]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan (s.e.), Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Chukchi, Kamchatka, Magadan]
    • CHINA: China [Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Shanxi, Xinjiang]

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation, [Bashkortostan, Komi, Perm] Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territory (w.), Yukon Territory] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia (n.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming]


References:

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Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?5616. Accessed 21 May 2018.