E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia

Symphyotrichum ciliolatum (Lindl.) Á. Löve & D. Löve
Lindley's aster
Asteraceae (Aster family)

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© Bryan Kelly-McArthur  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #79380)

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Distribution of Symphyotrichum ciliolatum
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Species Information

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Ecological Framework for Symphyotrichum ciliolatum

The table below shows the species-specific information calculated from
original data (BEC database) provided by the BC Ministry of Forests and Range.
(Updated August, 2013)

Site Information
Value / Class




Elevation (metres) 34 980 2450
Slope Gradient (%) 0 15 205
Aspect (degrees)
[0 - N; 90 - E; 180 - S; 270 - W]
0 199 360
Soil Moisture Regime (SMR)
[0 - very xeric; 4 - mesic;
8 - hydric]
0 4 8
Modal Nutrient Regime
Number of field plots
 species was recorded in:
Modal BEC Zone Class
All BEC Zones (# of stations/zone) species was recorded in: BG(19), BWBS(350), CWH(3), ESSF(146), ICH(320), IDF(543), IMA(1), MH(1), MS(248), PP(41), SBPS(270), SBS(1067), SWB(32)

Synonyms and Alternate Names

Aster ciliolatus Lindl.
Aster ciliolatus var. comatus (Fernald) A.G. Jones
Aster ciliolatus var. maccallae (Rydb.) A.G. Jones
Aster ciliolatus var. wilsonii (Rydb.) A.G. Jones
Aster foliaceus var. subgeminatus Fernald
Aster lindleyanus Torr. & A. Gray
Aster maccallae Rydb.
Aster saundersii Burgess
Aster subgeminatus (Fernald) B. Boivin
Aster wilsonii Rydb.
Symphyotrichum ciliolatum var. comatum (Fernald) G.L. Nesom
Symphyotrichum ciliolatum var. maccallae (Rydb.) G.L. Nesom
Symphyotrichum ciliolatum var. wilsonii (Rydb.) G.L. Nesom
Symphyotrichum subgeminatum (Fernald) G.L. Nesom

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