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Aster puniceus, PA Ecotype
Purplestem Aster, PA Ecotype

Attractive rhizomatous species; adds color to FACW and OBL meadows; provides food for deer.

General Product Information:

Item Number: ASTPUN01
Species Type: Native
Product Categories:
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Stout stems.
Habitat: Swamps, wet meadows, riverbanks, moist roadsides.
Bloom Period: August to November
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 7.1 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 10 in
pH: 4.5 – 7.5
Pollinator Value: Very High

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: NI
Midwest: NI
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: NI
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: NI

Tolerances:

Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Low
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 700,000
Seeding Rate: Up to 0.4 lb
Truax Seedbox: Fine

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Price: $432.00/Lb


This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes


VA Northern Coastal Plain FACW Mix

PA Coastal Plain Province Riparian Mix

PA Piedmont Province Riparian Mix

PA New England Province Riparian Mix

PA Valley & Ridge Province Riparian Mix

PA Southern Allegheny Plateau Province Riparian Mix

PA Northern Allegheny Plateau Province Riparian Mix

PA Central Lowland Province Riparian Mix

MD Upper Midland OBL Mix

MD Upper Midland FACW Mix

MD Upper Midland Riparian Mix

MD Mountain OBL Wetland Mix

MD Mountain FACW Mix

NC Mountains FACW Mix

NC Mountains Riparian Mix

Floodplain Mix

OBL Wetland Mix

Retention Basin Wildlife Mix

FACW Wetland Meadow Mix

MD Lower Midland OBL Mix

MD Lower Midland Riparian Mix

MD Lower Midland FACW Mix

PA Blue Ridge Province Riparian Mix

VA Cumberland Plateau Riparian Mix

VA Northern Ridge & Valley Riparian Mix

VA Northern Piedmont Detention Basin Mix

VA Northern Coastal Plain Riparian Mix

VA Southern Blue Ridge Riparian Mix

VA Northern Piedmont Riparian Mix

VA Southern Ridge & Valley Riparian Mix

VA Northern Blue Ridge Riparian Mix

VA Northern Piedmont FACW Mix

PA Central Lowland Province FACW Mix

PA Coastal Plain Province OBL Mix

PA Blue Ridge Province OBL Mix

PA New England Province OBL Mix

PA Southern Allegheny Plateau Province OBL Mix

PA Valley & Ridge Province OBL Mix

PA Northern Allegheny Plateau Province OBL Mix

PA Piedmont Province FACW Mix

PA Coastal Plain Province FACW Mix

PA Blue Ridge Province FACW Mix

PA New England Province FACW Mix

PA Southern Allegheny Plateau Province FACW Mix

PA Valley & Ridge Province FACW Mix

PA Northern Allegheny Plateau Province FACW Mix

PA Central Lowland Province OBL Mix



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