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Photo of Panicled Aster

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Panicled Aster (Aster simplex)

Native perennial of black soil prairies, moist meadows, thickets, and edges of floodplain forests and abandoned fields

Full to partial sun and damp conditions; tolerates some drought (plant anywhere)

Blooms white, August - October

Grows 1 - 3.5 ft.

Faunal Associations:

    • Wasps
    • Flies
    • Short-tongued bees
    • Long-tongued bees
    • Butterflies
    • Moths
    • Ants
    • Beetles

Fun Fact: The flowers have over 2- white ray florets

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