|Photo by John Hilty hosted at IllinoisWildflowers.info|
|Division:||Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants|
|Class:||Magnoliopsida - Dicots|
| Symphyotrichum urophyllum|
(Lindl.) G.L. Nesom
|Natural range of Symphyotrichum urophyllum from USDA NRCS Plants Database.|
Synonym(s): Aster sagittifolius Wedemeyer ex Willendow; A. urophyllus Lindley ex A.P. de Candolle
This species can be found from Maine, south to Florida, westward to Mississippi, and inland to Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Minnesota and the remaining eastern portion of the United States. It is also found in the Ontario province of Canada.
S. urophyllum occurs in woodlands, savannahs, forest edges, prairies, meadows, and fields.
Flowering occurs in late August through October.
This species is known to attract a variety of butterflies and native bees.
Conservation and Management
Cultivation and restoration
References and notes
- Weakley AS (2015) Flora of the Southern and Mid-Atlantic States. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Herbarium.
- USDA NRCS (2016) The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 12 January 2018). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.
- Plant database: Symphyotrichum urophyllum. (12 January 2018) Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. URL: https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=SYUR