symphero-, = to bring together, gather, collect;
symphyo-, = growing or grown together;
thrix, = the hair both of man and beast; sheep’s wool.
-thrix, -trichis, = hair. (LS, Ox, BL)
Symphyotrichum subulatum (alien and naturalised) (La) Annual Saltmarsh American Aster(Int) Location: (P)
subula, = an awl; a very small weapon;
(a fine sharp point; literally, an awl)
-atus, = indicates possession or likeness.
(subulate, awl-shaped, i.e. tapering from a narrow or moderately broad base to a very fine point) (ld, BL)