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Vick, Albert F. W.
Symphyotrichum prenanthoides (Muhl. ex Willd.) Nesom
Crookedstem aster, Crooked-stem aster
Synonyms: Aster prenanthoides
USDA Symbol: SYPR6
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Listed as a threatened species in Canada by SARA (Species at Risk Act). Also classified as threatened in the US in the state of Massachusetts and as of special concern in the state of Connecticut. Found along streams draining into Lake Erie in southwestern Ontario,, east to New York and Massachusetts, south to North Carolina and Tennessee, and west to Minnesota and Iowa.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Leaf:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Blue
CT , DC , DE , IA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , MI , MN , NC , NJ , NY , OH , PA , TN , VA , WI , WV Canada: ON Native Habitat:
Forest Edge,Riparian USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade , Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
Soil Description: Loam
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
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Record Modified: 2010-10-16
Research By: TWC Staff