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Symphyotrichum subspicatum

Symphyotrichum subspicatum (Nees) G.L. Nesom

Douglas Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: SYSU4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: AK , ID , MT , OR , WA

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Supports Conservation Biological Control

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

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACW FAC FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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