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Sericocarpus rigidus

Sericocarpus rigidus Lindl.

Columbian Whitetop Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Aster curtus

USDA Symbol: SERI4

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

Listed as a threatened species.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

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


Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Forest Edge,Prairie/Meadow/Field

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry

Additional resources

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


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

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