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Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Heath aster in English is the name of a plant defined with Symphyotrichum ericoides in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Aster ericoides L. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Species Plantarum. (2027)
· Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences (1940)
· Genera et Species Asterearum (1832)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1836)
· Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club (1906)
· Synoptical Flora of North America (1884)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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