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Symphyotrichum pratense (Raf.) Nesom
Barrens silky aster, Meadow Aster
Synonyms: Aster pratensis
USDA Symbol: SYPR7
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Flower 1 1/4 inch
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct , Nov
AL , AR , FL , GA , KY , LA , MS , TN , TX , VA Native Habitat:
Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannahs, Ditches, Ravines, Depressions USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Clay, Clay Loam, Medium Loam, Sandy Loam, Sandy, Limestone-based, Calcareous, Caliche type.
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff