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Taxon: Aster multiflorus Aiton

Synonym of Symphyotrichum ericoides (L.) G. L. Nesom

Genus: Aster
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Astereae
Nomen number: 5650
Place of publication: Hort. kew. 3:203. 1789
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-Apr-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: = Aster ericoides L.
  2. Jones, A. G. 1978. The taxonomy of Aster section Multiflori (Asteraceae) I. Nomenclatural review and formal presentation of taxa. Rhodora 80:319-357. Note: = Aster ericoides subsp. ericoides
  3. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: = Aster ericoides L.
  4. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico. Note: = Aster ericoides L.
  5. Nesom, G. L. 1994. Review of the taxonomy of Aster sensu lato (Asteraceae: Astereae), emphasizing the New World species. Phytologia 77:280. Note: lists as Aster multiflorus Sol. ex Aiton
  6. Picton, P. 1999. The gardener's guide to growing Asters.
  7. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. Note: = Aster ericoides L.
  8. Semple, J. C. et al. 1996. The Asters of Ontario (Compositae: Astereae): Diplactis Raf., Oclemena E. L. Greene, Doellingeria Nees and Aster. Note: = Aster ericoides L.

Check other web resources for Aster multiflorus Aiton :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=5650. Accessed 25 February 2020.