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Ampelaster carolinianus

Common Name(s):
Climbing aster
Categories:
Native Plants, Vines
Comment:

Scrambles rather than twines or climbs; light green aster leaves; native; tolerates a range of soil conditions; light green leaves.  This plant provides nectar and is a good host plant for beneficial insects.  

Height:
10-12 ft.
Flower:
Pink to purple flowers in October and November
Zones:
6-10
Habit:
Deciduous
Texture:
Medium
Exposure:
Sun to partial shade, wet to dry soil
Fruit:
Pink to purple flowers in October-November
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Climbing Method:
Both woody and vining; scrambler
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 446

Aster carolinianus Flower detail
Ampelaster carolinianus Ampleaster carolinianus growth habit
Photo by Javier Alejandro, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0