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Symphyotrichum novi-belgii (L.) G.L. Nesom
New York aster
USDA Symbol: syno3
A branching plant with slender, mostly smooth stems bearing narrow leaves and numerous flower heads with blue-violet to rose (sometimes white) rays surrounding a yellow or reddish central disk.
This large aster is abundant in low areas along the coast. There are many color forms, including those with white or rose rays. The species name, Latin for of New Belgium, is from an early name for New York.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
, WV Native Distribution:
Quebec, Newfoundland, and Nova Scotia south to South Carolina, mostly near coast. Native Habitat:
Shorelines, damp thickets, and meadows.
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| OBL || FACW || FACW |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Edge of the Woods Native Plant Nursery
- Orefield, PA
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
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff