(Fringed Blue Aster)
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Facts About this Plant:
- Common Names: Fringed Blue Aster, Lindley's Aster, Lindley's American Aster, Ciliolate Aster, Northern Heart Leaf Aster
- Synonyms: Aster ciliolatus, Aster lindleyanus, Aster maccallae, Aster saundersii, Aster subgeminatus, Aster wilsonii, Symphyotrichum subgeminatum
- Lifespan: Perennial
- Zones: 3 - 7
- Type: Forb
- Bloom Time: August - October
- Status: Native
Symphyotrichum ciliolatum, or Fringed Blue Aster, is native only to the northern third of the United States, with prominence in the Great Lakes area and the Northeast. It is a perennial that grows in open woods, woodland edges, along roadsides, on open hills and in prairies.
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