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Facts About this Plant:
- Common Names: Short's Aster
- Synonyms: Aster camptosorus, Aster shortii
- Lifespan: Perennial
- Zones: 4 - 8
- Type: Forb
- Bloom Time: September - October
- Status: Native
Symphyotrichum shortii, or Short's Aster, is native to most of the southeastern United States, as well as the Great Lakes region. It is a perennial that grows in dry prairies, open woods and woodland edges. It blooms in late summer and fall with light blue flowers.
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