Symphyotrichum subspicatum
(Douglas Aster)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Douglas Aster
    Synonyms: Aster douglasii, Aster oregonum, Aster subspicatus, Tripolium oregonum
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 4 - 8
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: July - October
    Status: Native

Symphyotrichum subspicatum, or Douglas Aster, is native to the Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Montana, as well as Alaska). It is a perennial that grows in open woods, along woodland edges and in prairies. It has purple flowers in mid to late summer and fall.

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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