Symphyotrichum boreale
(Northern Bog Aster)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Northern Bog Aster, Rush Aster, Slender White Aster, Rush American Aster
    Synonyms: Aster borealis, Aster franklinianus, Aster junciformis
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 6
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: August - October
    Status: Native

Symphyotrichum boreale, or Northern Bog Aster, is native to approximately the northern half of the United States. It is a perennial that grows only in moist areas, like bogs, fens, lakeshores, ditches and the like. It blooms in late summer with white flowers.

More information will be made available soon about this species and telling it apart from others.

We have a special Aster ID chart that you can access here. More species will be added to it as time allows:
Symphyotrichum (Aster) ID chart

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