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Symphyotrichum dumosum

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: low

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: neutral, average, loam, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 1'-3'

Bloom Time: August, September, October

Bloom Color: white, lavender

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Additional Tags: colonizing, cottage garden plant, drought tolerant, naturalizing, rare, rock garden plant

Symphyotrichum dumosum

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Description

Symphyotrichum dumosum

Also known as:

rice button aster

,

bushy American aster

,

white bushy aster

,

bushy aster

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae Aster family
Genus Symphyotrichum aster
Species Symphyotrichum dumosum rice button aster