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Last updated 1/27/2010 by David Giblin.
Symphyotrichum subspicatum (Nees) G.L. Nesom[FNA20, HC2]
Douglas' aster, Douglas's aster

Publication: Phytologia. 77: 293. 1995.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: See FNA Volume 20 for description of taxonomic boundaries for this species.

FNA20: "Symphyotrichum subspicatum is a weedy, highly polyploid species, probably of allopolyploid derivation from different combinations of species including S. chilense, S. eatonii, S. foliaceum, S. laeve, and S. spathulatum. Hybrids with S. hallii are known from western Oregon. The species passes into S. foliaceum in southeastern Alaska."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Aster bulteri Rydb.
Aster douglasii Lindl.
Aster maccallae Rydb.
Aster subspicatus Nees[HC]
Aster subspicatus Nees var. grayi (Suksd.) Cronquist
Aster subspicatus Nees var. subspicatus
Symphyotrichum subspicatum (Nees) G.L. Nesom var. grayi (Suksd.) G.L. Nesom
Symphyotrichum subspicatum (Nees) G.L. Nesom var. subspicatum