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Symphyotrichum prenanthoides (Muhl. ex Willd.) G.L. Nesom
crookedstem aster
SYPR6

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Moderate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous Yes
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Blue
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Rhizomatous
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 4.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils No
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance Medium
CaCO3 Tolerance Low
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 100
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use Medium
pH, Minimum 5.5
pH, Maximum 7.2
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 2700
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 11000
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 50
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -38
Reproduction
Bloom Period Summer
Commercial Availability No Known Source
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 700000
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Low
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Moderate
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 07/31/2014 05:40 PM MDT