New York Metropolitan Flora

Eurybia compacta G. L. Nesom - Slender Aster

Native?

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 03/16/2012

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Common Names

Slender Aster

General Discussion

This species (syn. Aster gracilis Nutt.) is native to the southeastern U.S., historically recorded as far north as Burlington and Ocean Cos., NJ. It could conceivable appear in Mercer, Middlesex or Monmouth Cos., NJ, but no specimens have yet been seen.

Nomenclature

Synonym:

Aster gracilis Nutt.