Symphyotrichum ciliolatum
(Fringed Blue Aster)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

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.

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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