Eurybia surculosa
(Creeping Aster)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit


Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Creeping Aster
    Synonyms: Aster surculosus
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 5 - 8
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: August - October
    Status: Native

Eurybia surculosa, or Creeping Aster, is native to the lower Appalachian Mountains, found in eastern Kentucky and Tennessee, western Carolinas and Virginia, and nothern Georgia and Alabama and possibly in southern Ohio as well. It is a perennial that grows in forest openings and along woodland edges, as well as on slopes and ravines. It blooms in late summer into fall with light purple flowers.

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