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Symphyotrichum patens (Late purple aster)
Cressler, Alan

Symphyotrichum patens

Symphyotrichum patens (Aiton) G.L. Nesom

Late Purple Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: SYPA11

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple , Violet
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV

Mr. Smarty Plants says

Sedges and ornamentals for shade in Bastrop County
June 20, 2007
I bought a home in Elgin, TX that was owned by an elderly woman. Most of the lawn is shaded by elm or pecan trees. In the sunny areas, i got native wildflowers to grow like lantana and coneflower,...
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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 patens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Symphyotrichum patens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Symphyotrichum patens

Metadata

Record Modified: 2016-01-19
Research By: SET

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