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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.