Symphyotrichum racemosum
(Small White Old Field Aster)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

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.

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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