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Oclemena ×blakei

Oclemena ×blakei (Porter) G.L. Nesom

Aster, Aster de Blake, Blake’s Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Aster blakei

USDA Symbol: OCBL

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

Natural hybrid of Oclemena acuminata and O. nemoralis.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Pink , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: CT , MA , ME , MI , NH , NJ , NY , PA , RI , VT
Canada: NB , NS , ON , PE , QC

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW 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.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2019-05-17
Research By: CBR

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