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Ontario Aster
Symphyotrichum ontarionis
(formerly Aster ontarionis)

Ontario Aster (Symphyotrichum ontarionis) Other scientific names: Aster ontarionis, Aster diffusus, Aster lateriflorus, Aster missouriensis, Aster pantotrichus, Aster tradescantii, Symphyotrichum ontarione

French names: Aster Ontarien

Family: Composite Family (Asteraceae)

Group: Asters

Flowers: Autumn;  White;  7 or more parts (petals)

Native/Non-native: Native

Photographs: 27 photographs available, of which 5 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Ontario Aster (Symphyotrichum ontarionis) flowers

Ontario Aster plant and flowers.

Ontario Aster (Symphyotrichum ontarionis) plant and flowers

All of these photos are of a sample plant that was collected for a botany workshop.

Ontario Aster (Symphyotrichum ontarionis) entire plant

An entire Ontario Aster plant.

Ontario Aster (Symphyotrichum ontarionis) entire plant

Ontario Aster (Symphyotrichum ontarionis) leaf

Underside of an Ontario Aster leaf. Note the hairs along the veins.

Range map for Ontario Aster (Symphyotrichum ontarionis)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)