Symphyotrichum laeve (Smooth blue aster)

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Asteracea

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: Rhizomatous

Mature Height: 48 in.

Bloom Color:Purple

Bloom Period: Mid Summer

Annual Precipitation: 20-35 in.

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

Elevation:

Wetland Indicator Status:

Fire Resistance: No

Fire Tolerance:High

Nitrogen Fixation: None

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

Salinity Tolerance: None

CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

pH Range: 5.8-7.8


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 1,014,000

Seeding Rate:  PLS lbs/acre

Season:

Days to Germination: 10-15


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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