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Symphyotrichum praealtum (Willowleaf aster)
Marcus, Joseph A.

Symphyotrichum praealtum

Symphyotrichum praealtum (Poir.) G.L. Nesom

Willowleaf aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: SYPR5

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

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SD , TN , TX , VA , WI , WV
Canada: ON
Native Habitat: Savannah

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

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

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

NPSOT - Austin Chapter - Austin, TX

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2009-02-18
Research By: TWC Staff

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