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Symphyotrichum lanceolatum ssp. lanceolatum (Panicled aster)
Bruso, George H.

Symphyotrichum lanceolatum ssp. lanceolatum

Symphyotrichum lanceolatum (Willd.) G.L. Nesom ssp. lanceolatum

Panicled Aster, White panicle aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: SYLAL6

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

A tall stem bearing a panicle of flower heads with numerous white (occasionally violet-tinged) rays.

This colony-forming species spreads by rhizomes. It has several varieties, differing in color, ray size, and leaf shape and serration.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Native Distribution: Throughout much of North America, except far north.
Native Habitat: Damp thickets, meadows, and shorelines.

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 Symphyotrichum lanceolatum ssp. lanceolatum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Symphyotrichum lanceolatum ssp. lanceolatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Symphyotrichum lanceolatum ssp. lanceolatum

Metadata

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

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