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Symphyotrichum anticostense

Symphyotrichum anticostense (Fernald) G.L. Nesom

Anticosti Island Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Aster anticostensis

USDA Symbol: SYAN3

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

Listed as threatened species.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep


Canada: NB , QC
Native Habitat: Riparian

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil pH: Alkaline (pH>7.2)
CaCO3 Tolerance: High


Attracts: Butterflies

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Additional resources

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


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

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