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Symphyotrichum oblongifolium (Aromatic Aster)

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Symphyotrichum oblongifolium (Aromatic Aster) gets its common name from the spicy scent of its foliage when crushed. It is a shorter bushy aster that is typically found in higher quality normal/dry to dry prairie. Large purple daisy-like flowers bloom beginning in late summer and can go well into October. Asters are key pollinator plants that provide a welcome source of late-season nectar, particularly useful for the migrating monarch butterflies. Even more interesting is that a multitude of moths uses them as larval hosts.

  • Sun Exposure Savanna/Prairie
  • Soil Conditions Mesic, Dry-Mesic, Dry
  • Height 2'
  • Flower Color Violet
  • Flower Time August, September, October

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