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Aster alpinus (Alpine aster)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Aster alpinus

Aster alpinus L.

Alpine aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ASAL3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Spatulate
Leaf: Green
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul

Distribution

USA: AK , CO
Canada: AB , BC , NT , ON , YT

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Butterflies
Deer Resistant: High

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Aster alpinus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Aster alpinus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aster alpinus

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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