Contact Us Host an Event Volunteer Join

Support the plant database you love!


Plant Database

Search for native plants by scientific name, common name or family. If you are not sure what you are looking for, try the Combination Search or our Recommended Species lists.

Enter a Plant Name:
Or choose a plant family:

Symphyotrichum laeve var. geyeri

Symphyotrichum laeve (L.) Á. Löve & D. Löve var. geyeri (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom

Geyer's Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Aster geyeri, Aster laevis var. geyeri, Aster laevis var. guadalupensis, Aster pickettianus


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


From the Image Gallery

No images of this plant

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , KS , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OR , SD , TX , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , ON , SK , YT

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Symphyotrichum laeve var. geyeri in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Symphyotrichum laeve var. geyeri in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Symphyotrichum laeve var. geyeri


Record Modified: 2019-05-17
Research By: CBR

Go back