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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: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 19-Nov-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental;

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 [Kamchatka, Magadan, Chukchi]
    • CHINA: China [Heilongjiang Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Jilin Sheng, Liaoning Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu]

    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 Territories (w.), Yukon] 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=5616. Accessed 16 July 2019.