Symphyotrichum shortii
(Short's Aster)

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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.

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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