Symphyotrichum ciliatum (Ledeb.) G. L. Nesom
Common Name: RAYLESS ASTER
Synonym: Aster brachyactis
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 0
Wetness Index: FAC
Physiognomy: Ad A-Forb

Symphyotrichum ciliatum A. A. Reznicek

Aster brachyactis of Michigan Flora.

This is a halophyte, considered to be native only west of the Great Lakes. Now, local on the shores of the Great Lakes and some inland lakes as well as in disturbed sites along railroads and salted highways, and by salt storage areas. First collected in 1900 in St. Clair Co.

Locations

Alpena County
Bay County
Berrien County
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
Delta County
Huron County
Macomb County
Menominee County
Monroe County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=477.