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Bloomquist, Marvin G.
Symphyotrichum ericoides (L.) Nesom
White heath aster, Heath Aster
Synonyms: Aster ericoides
USDA Symbol: syer
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Heath Aster is a member of the aster family (family Asteraceae), which includes herbs, sometimes shrubs or vines, rarely trees, with simple or compound, alternate or opposite leaves. Flowers small, but organized into larger heads resembling a single, radially symmetrical flower cupped by a ring of green bracts.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink , Yellow , Blue
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct
AR , AZ , CO , CT , DE , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SD , TN , TX , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY Canada: AB
, SK USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Toadshade Wildflower Farm
- Frenchtown, NJ
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Delaware Nature Society
- Hockessin, DE
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-197
Collected 2007-10-20 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Record Modified: 2012-12-09
Research By: TWC Staff