Symphyotrichum undulatum
(Wavyleaf Aster)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Wavyleaf Aster, Wavy-Leaved Aster
    Synonyms: Aster asperifolius, Aster claviger, Aster corrigiatus, Aster diversifolius, Aster gracilescens, Aster linguiformis, Aster loriformis, Aster mohrii, Aster proteus, Aster sylvestris, Aster triangularis, Aster truellius, Aster undulatus
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 4 - 9
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: August - November
    Status: Native

Symphyotrichum undulatum, or Wavyleaf Aster, is native to most of the eastern third of the United States, but is absent from the Great Lakes region. It is a perennial that grows in dry open woods and woodland edges. It blooms in late summer and fall with purple-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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