Eurybia chlorolepis
(Mountain Aster)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Mountain Aster, Appalachian Heartleaf Aster, Mountain Wood Aster, Appalachian Wood Aster, Mountain Heartleaf Aster
    Synonyms: Aster chlorolepis
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 5 - 8
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: August - October
    Status: Native

Eurybia chlorolepis, or Mountain Aster, is native only to a small portion of the Appalachian Mountains where Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina meet. It is a perennial that grows in moist to dry woods at high elevations. It blooms in late summer into fall with bright white flowers.

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