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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: Solidagininae
Genus: Sericocarpus
Species: S. asteroides – S. linifolius – S. oregonensis – S. rigidus – S. tortifolius

Sericocarpus Nees, 1832

Nees von Esenbeck, C.G.D. 1833. Genera et species asterearum. Recensuit, descriptionibus et animadversionibus illustravit. Latin. Sumtibus Leonardi Schrag, Norimbergae. 334 pp. BHL Reference page.


Hassler, M. 2018. Sericocarpus. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2018. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2018 Mar. 19. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Sericocarpus. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 19 2018.
The Plant List 2013. Sericocarpus in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published online. Accessed: 2018 Mar. 19. 2018. Sericocarpus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 19 Mar. 2018.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Sericocarpus in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.

Sericocarpus is a genus of North American plants in the aster tribe within the sunflower family.[3][4] Whitetop aster is a common name for the genus.[5]


Sericocarpus asteroides - United States (MS AL GA FL SC NC TN KY WV VA MD DE NJ PA OH MI NY CT MA RI VT NH ME)
Sericocarpus linifolius - United States (LA MS AL GA SC NC TN KY WV VA MD DE NJ PA OH IN MI NY CT MA RI NH)
Sericocarpus oregonensis United States (CA OR WA)
Sericocarpus rigidus - Canada (BC), United States (WA OR)
Sericocarpus tortifolius - United States (LA MS AL GA FL SC NC)

formerly included[1]

see Eucephalus

Sericocarpus tomentellus - Eucephalus tomentellus


Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist
Tropicos, Sericocarpus Nees
Nees von Esenbeck, Christian Gottfried Daniel. 1832. Genera et Species Asterearum 10, 148–152
Flora of North America Vol. 20 Page 101 White-topped aster, Sericocarpus Nees
USDA, NRCS (n.d.). "Sericocarpus". The PLANTS Database ( Greensboro, North Carolina: National Plant Data Team. Retrieved 10 November 2015.
Biota of North America Program, 2013 county distribution maps

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