Taxon: Aster amellus L.

Genus: Aster
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Astereae
Nomen number: 5618
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:873. 1753
Link to protologue:
Comment: type of genus
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: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard & Asters Gard Guide)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Georgia ; Russian Federation Dagestan
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan
    • Siberia: Russian Federation Chelyabinsk
    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Moldova ; Russian Federation-European part European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Czech Republic ; Germany ; Hungary ; Poland ; Slovakia
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bosnia and Herzegovina ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Greece ; Italy ; Macedonia ; Montenegro ; Romania ; Serbia ; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France

  • Naturalized

  • Europe

    • Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    • Southwestern Europe: Spain

  • Cultivated


  • Europe

    • Northern Europe: Norway


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