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Symphyotrichum urophyllum (White arrowleaf aster)
Smith, R.W.

Symphyotrichum urophyllum

Symphyotrichum urophyllum (Lindl.) G.L. Nesom

White Arrowleaf Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Aster hirtellus, Aster sagittifolius, Aster sagittifolius var. urophyllus, Aster urophyllus

USDA Symbol: SYUR

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: ON
Native Habitat: Woodland,Savanna,Forest Edge,Prairie/Meadow/Field

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sand, Loam

Benefit

Use Wildlife: Butterflies, Bees
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-06-20
Research By: TWC Staff

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