(Small White Old Field Aster)
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Facts About this Plant:
- Common Names: Small White Old Field Aster, Fragile-Stem Aster
- Synonyms: Aster brachypholis, Aster fragilis, Aster racemosus, Aster vimineus
- Lifespan: Perennial
- Zones: 4 - 8
- Type: Forb
- Bloom Time: September - November
- Status: Native
Symphyotrichum racemosum, or Small White Old Field Aster, is native to most of the eastern US. It is a perennial that grows in moist areas, like old moist fields, shorelines, ditches, fens and bogs. It blooms in mid to late fall with small white flowers.
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