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Symphyotrichum lateriflorum

Common Name(s):
Calico Aster, Starved Aster, White Woodland Aster
Categories:
Native Plants, Perennials
Comment:

Wildlife Value: Members of the genus Symphyotrichum support the following specialized bees: Andrena (Callandrena s.l.) asterisAndrena (Callandrena s.l.) asteroidesAndrena (Cnemidandrena) hirticinctaAndrena (Cnemidandrena) nubeculaAndrena (Callandrena s.l.) placataAndrena (Callandrena s.l.) simplexand Colletes simulans.

Compare this Plant to: Symphyotrichum novi-belgiiSymphyotrichum pilosumSymphyotrichum prenanthoides

Season:
fall
Height:
2-3 ft.
Flower Color:
white
Hardiness:
4-8
Habit:
clump-forming
Tags:
woodland, highly beneficial coastal plants, bees, nectar, pollinator, specialized bees, wildlife, native bees

NCCES plant id: 2860

Symphyotrichum lateriflorum Symphyotrichum lateriflorum
Dan Mullen, CC BY-SA - 4.0
Symphyotrichum lateriflorum Symphyotrichum lateriflorum
Andrey Zharkikh, CC BY - 4.0
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Kerry Woods, CC BY-SA - 4.0
Symphyotrichum lateriflorum Disk flowers
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