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Heath Aster Aster ericoides

Other Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Symphyotrichum ericoides
Phonetic Spelling
ASS-ter er-ik-OY-dees
Description

Foliage: Numerous tiny, rigid, heath-like leaves

Flower: 15-30 small, white petals

Site: Dry, open sites

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Aster
    Species:
    ericoides
    Family:
    Asteraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Central & E. Canada to Mexico
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Wildflower
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Red/Burgundy
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Head
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Radial
    Flower Petals:
    more than 20 petals/rays
    Flower Description:
    15-30 small, white petals
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    < 1 inch
    Leaf Width:
    < 1 inch
    Leaf Description:
    Numerous tiny, rigid, heath-like leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No