Symphyotrichum georgianum
(Georgia Aster)

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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.

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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