Symphyotrichum adnatum

scaleleaf aster, clasping aster

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Synonyms:  Aster adnatus

wildlife plant   wildlife plant

Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 1.-2.5 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color   flower color   flower color      white,pink,blue,lavender
Fruit Color: fruit color      white
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Wildflower garden, meadow.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic


wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Attracts pollinators.
Native Habitats: Sandhills, dry flatwoods.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: