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Oclemena nemoralis (Bog aster)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Oclemena nemoralis

Oclemena nemoralis (Aiton) Greene

Bog Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Aster nemoralis

USDA Symbol: OCNE2

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


From the Image Gallery

5 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Pale to deep pink, rarely white.


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


Attracts: Butterflies

National Wetland Indicator Status

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 Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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