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Symphyotrichum concolor (Eastern silver aster)
Cressler, Alan

Symphyotrichum concolor

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 Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


USA: AL , DC , DE , FL , GA , KY , LA , MA , MD , MS , NC , NJ , NY , RI , SC , TN , VA

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


Record Modified: 2015-08-04
Research By: SET

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