Wild Florida Photo - Symphyotrichum elliottii - Elliott's aster

Symphyotrichum elliottii

Elliott's aster
Marsh american-aster

Florida native

Volusia Co. FL 11/23/13
Orange Co. FL 11/08/14
Volusia Co. FL 11/23/13
Volusia Co. FL 11/23/13
Volusia Co. FL 11/23/13

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An occasional wildflower of swamps and marshes throughout much of Fl orida, mostly in the northern and central peninsula. Absent from all border counties except Nassau. The range extends through mostly coastal areas from Louisiana to Virginia.
One of the taller asters, with plants reaching over 1.2m (4 ft.) at flowering time. The main stem leaves can be 2-5cm (3/4 - 2 in.)wide.
For more information about Elliot's Aster, visit the Native Florida Wildflowers blog.

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Symphyotrichum elliottii is a member of the Asteraceae - Aster family.

Other species of the Symphyotrichum genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  Symphyotrichum carolinianum - CLIMBING ASTER
  Symphyotrichum concolor - EASTERN SILVER ASTER
  Symphyotrichum lateriflorum - CALICO ASTER
  Symphyotrichum simmondsii - SIMMONDS' ASTER

Date record last modified: Sep 25, 2020

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