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Oclemena acuminata (Whorled wood aster)
Cressler, Alan

Oclemena acuminata

Oclemena acuminata (Michx.) Greene

Whorled Wood Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Aster acuminatus, Aster acuminatus var. magdalenensis

USDA Symbol: OCAC

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: CT , GA , KY , MA , MD , ME , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , TN , VA , VT , WV
Canada: NB , NL , NS , ON , PE , QC

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Butterflies

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: UPL FACU FACU
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.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-09-18
Research By: TWC Staff

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