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Bruso, George H.
Symphyotrichum lanceolatum ssp. lanceolatum (Willd.) Nesom
Panicled Aster, White panicle aster
USDA Symbol: SYLAL6
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct
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. USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff