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Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeveSymphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
(Aster laevis)

smooth blue aster

Photograph(s) by*: MOBOT

Characteristics

Height: 1-5'
Flowers: Aug.-Oct.; pale blue, violet, white

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry
Soil pH:
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

dry open habitats, wood borders, etc

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD VA WV NY PA

Wildlife

Butterfly *

Notes



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/248.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004