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Symphyotrichum concolor (L.) G.L. Nesom
Eastern Silver Aster
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Aster concolor, Aster concolor var. simulatus, Aster plumosus, Aster simulatus, Lasallea concolor, Virgulus concolor
USDA Symbol: SYCO3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Size Notes: Up to about 32 inches tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Rarely white.
DistributionUSA: AL , DC , DE , FL , GA , KY , LA , MA , MD , MS , NC , NJ , NY , RI , SC , TN , VA
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE
Web ReferenceWebref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Symphyotrichum concolor in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Symphyotrichum concolor in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Symphyotrichum concolor
MetadataRecord Modified: 2023-01-19
Research By: SET