Symphyotrichum robynsianum
(Robyn's Aster)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Robyn's Aster, Longleaf Aster
    Synonyms: Aster longifolius, Aster robynsianus, Symphyotrichum longifolium
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 2 - 5
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: July - September
    Status: Native

Symphyotrichum robynsianum, or Robyn's Aster, is rare and native only to Canada and three states, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan, and it is rare in all three. It is a perennial that grows in moist areas, along ditches, edges of raods and trails, in open swamps and bogs and shorelines. It blooms in mid summer to early fall with blue-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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