Aster lanceolatus

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaAsteraceaeAsterAster lanceolatus

Ecology

A. lanceolatus has become established along railways and river banks, on roadsides and by car parks and on waste ground and tips. Lowland.

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

Native of eastern N. America; widely naturalised in W. & C. Europe.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 7

Moisture (Ellenberg): 5

Reaction (Ellenberg): 7

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 6

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 1

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.9

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 15.8

Annual Precipitation (mm): 844

Height (cm): 120

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Rhizome shortly creeping

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 211

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 5

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000004433