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Symphyotrichum grandiflorum (Largeflower aster)
Stuart, Will

Symphyotrichum grandiflorum

Symphyotrichum grandiflorum (L.) G.L. Nesom

Largeflower Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Aster grandiflorus, Lasallea grandiflora, Virgulus grandiflorus

USDA Symbol: SYGR5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Purple
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct , Nov



Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

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

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


Record Modified: 2018-12-13
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