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Facts About this Plant:
- Common Names: Georgia Aster
- Synonyms: Aster georgianus, Virgulus georgianus
- Lifespan: Perennial
- Zones: 5 - 9
- Type: Forb
- Bloom Time: September - November
- Status: Native
Symphyotrichum georgianum, or Georgia Aster, is native only to the southeastern US, growing in Georgia, Alabama and the Carolinas, but is considered rare. It is a perennial that grows in dry, sandy, and rocky areas, like open woods, edges of woods, along trails and roads. It blooms in mid to late fall with purple flowers.
More information will be made available soon about this species and telling it apart from others.