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Common name

English: Southeastern Annual Saltmarsh Aster


Kingdom: Plantae (2629)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2532)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2141)

      Order: Asterales (236)

        Family: Asteraceae (220)(family description)

          Genus: Symphyotrichum (2)

            Epithet: squamatum (Spreng.) Nesom (1)

Synonym: Aster squamatus (Spreng.) Hieron.

squamatum => scaly, being furnished with scales

squamatus => scaly, being furnished with scales


Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow, white

External links

Check for Symphyotrichum squamatum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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