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Symphyotrichum oolentangiense var. oolentangiense (Skyblue aster)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Symphyotrichum oolentangiense var. oolentangiense

Symphyotrichum oolentangiense (Riddell) G.L. Nesom var. oolentangiense

Skyblue Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Aster azureus, Aster oolentangiensis, Aster oolentangiensis var. laevicaulis


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (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 , Violet
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , LA , MI , MN , MO , MS , NE , NY , OH , OK , SD , TN , TX , WI
Canada: ON

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

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

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America - beta site (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-27
Research By: TWC Staff

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