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Plant Details

Symphyotrichum patens var. patens [= Aster patens]

Common Clasping Aster, Late Purple Aster

Scientific Name:

Symphyotrichum patens var. patens [= Aster patens]

Common Name:

Common Clasping Aster, Late Purple Aster

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Size in Feet:

4

Light:

Sun - Part-Sun

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

Sep - Nov

Bloom Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, inner Coast

Habitat Description:

Dry woodlands, roadsides, woodland edges, clearings, roadbanks. Common throughout NC.

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 (*)

Notes:

Var. patens is the only variety of this species in NC (per Weakley 2015).

Blooms

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Martha Baskin
Nantahala, NC

Leaves

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Martha Baskin
Nantahala, NC

Buds

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Martha Baskin
Nantahala, NC

Plant

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Martha Baskin
Natahala, NC

Seeds

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Martha Baskin
Natahala, NC
Mid Oct

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Flora of North America
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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