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Symphyotrichum pilosum var. pringlei

Symphyotrichum pilosum (Willd.) G.L. Nesom var. pringlei (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom

Aster de Pringle, Pringle's Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Aster ericoides var. pringlei, Aster faxonii, Aster pilosus var. demotus, Aster pilosus var. pringlei, Aster polyphyllus, Aster pringlei


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 , Pink , Yellow , Blue
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: CT , DC , DE , GA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NS , ON , QC

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


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

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