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Symphyotrichum prenanthoides

Common Name(s):
Crooked-stemmed aster
Category:
Wildflowers
Comment:

Previously known as Aster prenanthoides

Season:
Fall
Height:
1-2 ft.
Foliage:
Zig-zag stem; clasping leaves; narrowed and toothless below the middle; smooth or fine hairs
Flower:
20-30 pale violet petals; yellow center; floral bracts are narrow and translucent
Site:
Woods edge, banks, wet thickets
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2498

Aster prenanthoides Aster prenanthoides
Symphyotrichum prenanthoides--Fritz-Flohr-Reynolds--CC-BY-SA, CC BY-SA - 4.0