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Symphyotrichum eatonii (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom
Eaton's aster

General Information
Symbol: SYEA2
Group: Dicot
Family: Asteraceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   




Symbol Scientific Name
ASBR11 Aster bracteolatus auct. non Nutt. p.p.
ASCO36 Aster cordalenus L.F. Hend.
ASEA Aster eatonii (A. Gray) Howell
ASFOE Aster foliaceus Lindl. ex DC. var. eatonii A. Gray
ASME5 Aster mearnsii Rydb.
ASOR4 Aster oregonus auct. non (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray
SYBR4 Symphyotrichum bracteolatum (Nutt.) G.L. Nesom
SYBR2 Symphyotrichum bracteolatum auct. non (Nutt.) G.L. Nesom p.p.


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae – Aster family
Genus Symphyotrichum Nees – aster
Species Symphyotrichum eatonii (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom – Eaton's aster

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Legal Status

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status


SYBR4  Symphyotrichum bracteolatum (Nutt.) G.L. Nesom

North America
Arid West FAC
Great Plains FAC
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FAC



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover