Scientific Name Changes

1April 28, 2014

Due to ongoing research in recent years, some scientific names have been changed. We intend to update our species list accordingly in the future, but for now are continuing to use the old names that you are most familiar with. However, for your information, the following are the species we offer that have changed names:

Old Name  New Name
 Aster laevis  Symphotrichum laeve
 Aster novae-angliae  Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
 Aster oolentangiensis  Symphyotrichum oolentangiense
 Aster pilosus  Symphyotrichum pilosum
 Aster puniceus  Symphyotrichum puniceum
 Aster sagitifolius  Symphyotrichum urophyllum
 Aster umbellatus  Doellingeria umbellata
 Campanula americana  Campanulastrum americanum
 Eupatorium maculatum  Eupatoridelphus maculatus
 Eupatorium rugosum  Ageratina altissima
 Gentiana crinita  Gentianopsis crinita
 Gnaphalium obtusifolium  Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium
 Hystrix patula  Elymus hystrix
 Kuhnia eupatoroides  Brickellia euphatorioides
 Petalostemum purpureum  Dalea purpurea
 Senecio obovatus  Packera obovata
 Solidago ridellii  Oligoneuron riddillii
 Solidago rigida  Oligoneuron rigidum