Canadanthus modestus

Canadanthus modestus


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Astereae
Subtribus: Symphyotrichinae
Genus: Canadanthus
Species: Canadanthus modestus



Canadanthus modestus (Lindl.) G.L.Nesom (1995)


  • Basionym
    • Aster modestus Lindl. in Hook., Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 8. 1834.
  • Homotypic
    • Weberaster modestus (Lindl.) Á.Löve & D.Löve, Taxon 31: 359. 1982.
  • Heterotypic
    • Aster major (Hook.) Porter, Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 5: 325. 1894.
    • Aster majus Porter in Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 5: 325 (1894)
    • Aster modestus var. major (Hook.) Muenscher, Fl. Whatcom 128. 1941.
    • Aster sayianus Nutt., Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc. ser. 2, 7: 294. 1840.
    • Aster unalaschensis var. major Hook., Fl. Bor. Am. 2: 7. 1834
    • Aster mutatus Torr. & A.Gray in Fl. N. Amer. 2: 142 (1841)



Additional references

  • Nuttall, T. 1840. Descriptions of new species and genera of plants in the natural order of the Compositae, collected in a tour across the continent to the Pacific, a residence in Oregon, and a visit to the Sandwich Islands and upper California, during the years 1834 and 1835. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, held at Philadelphia, for promoting useful knowledge, n.s.[new series][ser. 2], 7: 283–453. BHL Reference page

Vernacular names

English: reat northern, western bog aster
  For more multimedia, look at Canadanthus modestus on Wikimedia Commons.