Eurybia eryngiifolia

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Eurybia eryngiifolia
Eurybia eryngiifolia KDSP.jpg
Photo taken by Katelin Pearson
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida - Dicotyledons
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteracae/Compositae
Genus: Eurybia
Species: E. eryngiifolia
Binomial name
Eurybia eryngiifolia
(Torr. & A. Gray) G.L. Nesom
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Natural range of Eurybia eryngiifolia from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Common names: Thistleleaf aster; Eryngo-leaved aster

Taxonomic notes

Synonyms: Aster eryngiifolius Torrey & A. Gray.[1]

Varieties: none.[1]


A description of Eurybia eryngiifolia is provided in The Flora of North America.


This species is an East Gulf Coastal Plain endemic. It's found from southwest Georgia and panhandle Florida, west to Alabama.[1]



It flowers in May, June, July, Septemeber, October, and December with peak inflorescence in June.[2]

Conservation, cultivation, and restoration

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References and notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Weakley, A.S. 2015. Flora of the southern and mid-atlantic states. Working Draft of 21 May 2015. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
  2. Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. Accessed: 9 DEC 2016