Eurybia spectabilis
(Showy Aster)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Showy Aster, Eastern Showy Aster, Purple Wood Aster
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 4 - 8
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: August - October
    Status: Native

Eurybia spectabilis, or Showy Aster, is native to the eastern coastal and New England states, except Florida, Vermont, New Hampshire or Maine. It is a perennial that grows in sandy woods and along woodland edges, as well as in openings, clearings and roadsides. It blooms in late summer into fall with light purple flowers.

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