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Symphyotrichum lowrieanum (Lowrie's blue wood aster)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Symphyotrichum lowrieanum

Symphyotrichum lowrieanum (Porter) G.L. Nesom

Lowrie's Blue Wood Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Aster cordifolius ssp. laevigatus, Aster cordifolius var. laevigatus, Aster lowrieanus

USDA Symbol: SYLO2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Rays blue-purple to almost white; disk yellow.


USA: AL , CT , GA , KY , MA , MD , NC , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , TN , VA , WV

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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