Symphyotrichum drummondii
(Drummond's Aster)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Drummond's Aster
    Synonyms: Aster drummondii
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 8
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: August - October
    Status: Native

Symphyotrichum drummondii, or Drummond's Aster, is native to the Central United States and Great Lakes region. It is a perennial that grows in dry, sandy, and rocky areas, like open woods, edges of woods, along trails and roads, and sometimes in open prairies. It blooms in late summer and fall with light purple 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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