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Symphyotrichum lateriflorum var. horizontale

Symphyotrichum lateriflorum (L.) Á. Löve & D. Löve var. horizontale (Desf.) G.L. Nesom

Calico Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Aster horizontalis, Aster lateriflorus var. horizontalis, Aster lateriflorus var. pendulus, Aster pendulus

USDA Symbol: SYLAH5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 5 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 , Pink , Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DE , FL , GA , IL , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , PA , RI , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV

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

Metadata

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

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