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
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: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: ornamental features (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • China: China - Hebei, - Heilongjiang, - Jilin, - Liaoning, - Nei Monggol, - Shanxi, - Xinjiang
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kamchatka, - Magadan, - Chukchi
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Buryatia, - Gorno-Altay, - Tuva, - Yakutia-Sakha, - Altay, - Chelyabinsk, - Chita, - Aga Buryat, - Irkutsk, - Kurgan, - Novosibirsk, - Omsk, - Sverdlovsk, - Tomsk, - Tyumen
    • Western Asia: Iran; Turkey
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Russian Federation - Bashkortostan, - Komi, - Perm; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Germany; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Wyoming
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, - Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia

References:

  • Ahmed, K. A. et al. 1986. Taxonomic studies on Aster L. (Compositae) (Phytologia) 61:299-310.
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Cody, W. J. Flora of the Yukon Territory. 1996 (F Yukon)
  • Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Grubov, V. I. Key to the vascular plants of Mongolia. 2001 (Pl Mongol)
  • Grulich, V. 1994. Taxonomical notes on some Baikalian plants Scripta J. Fac. Sci. Masaryk Univ. Brno, Biol. 22-23:107-111.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. 1955-1969 (F Pacif NW)
  • Hu, S.-Y. Compositae of China. 1970 (Comp China) 178.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Jones, A. G. 1980. A classification of the New World species of Aster (Asteraceae) (Brittonia) 32:230-239.
  • Jones, A. G. 1984. Nomenclatural notes on Aster (Asteraceae) II. New combinations and some transfers (Phytologia) 55:385.
  • Kitagawa, M. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae. 1979 (F Manshur)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Moss, E. H. & J. G. Packer Flora of Alberta, ed. 2. 1983 (F Alberta)
  • Nesom, G. L. 1995. Key to the American genera of the Asterinae (Asteraceae) (Phytologia) 79:281-285.
  • Picton, P. The gardener's guide to growing Asters. 1999 (Asters Gard Guide)
  • Porsild, A. E. & W. J. Cody Vascular plants of continental Northwest Territories, Canada. 1980 (F NW Terr)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Welsh, S. L. Anderson's flora of Alaska and adjacent parts of Canada. 1974 (F AlaskaAnd)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image