Taxon: Boltonia asteroides (L.) LʼHér.

Genus: Boltonia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 401574
Place of publication: Sert. angl. 27. 1789 ("1788")
Link to protologue:
Comment: reprinted folio edition has different page numbers
Name Verified on: 24-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Aug-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • asterlike boltonia  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • false chamomile  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • white doll's daisy  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • boltonie blanche  (Source: UPOV) - French
  • Scheinkamille  (Source: Zander ed17) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Idaho, Oregon
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    • Western Canada: Canada Manitoba, Saskatchewan

  • Cultivated


  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • Eilers, L. J. & D. M. Roosa The vascular plants of Iowa. 1994 (L Iowa)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  • Office of the Union UPOV: International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants. List of the taxa protected by the members of the Union. 2009 (UPOV)
  • Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  • Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas. 1991 (L Minn)
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. (F SE US)
  • Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  • Wherry, E. T. et al. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania. (Atlas Penn)


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