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Plant Details

Ampelaster carolinianus [= Aster carolinianus]

Climbing Aster

Scientific Name:

Ampelaster carolinianus [= Aster carolinianus]

Common Name:

Climbing Aster

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Size in Feet:

8

Light:

Full-Sun

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

Sep - Nov

Bloom Area:

Coast

Habitat Description:

Swamps, thickets, marshes, streambanks. Rare in NC Coastal Plain.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Plant

Climbing on a Trellis

image

Tom Harville
Early Nov 08
NCBG

Blooms

image

Tom Harville
Early Nov 08
NCBG

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Flora of North America
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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