Symphyotrichum patens var. patens
Symphyotrichum patens (Aiton) G.L. Nesom var. patens
Spreading Aster, Late Purple Aster, Spread-leaf Aster, Sky-drop Aster
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Aster patens, Lasallea patens, Virgulus patens
USDA Symbol: sypap2
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug
DistributionUSA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
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From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE
BibliographyBibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Symphyotrichum patens var. patens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Symphyotrichum patens var. patens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Symphyotrichum patens var. patens
MetadataRecord Modified: 2008-08-28
Research By: TWC Staff