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Eurybia spectabilis

Showy Aster

Description:

Found commonly in the pinelands. Flowers from mid to late summer producing violet to purple ray florets and yellow disc florets. Rough, oblong leaves. Stems are rough and branch near the top.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Eastern Showy Aster
Plant Family:Asteraceae
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Habitat:Edges of dry oak-pine forests
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies
Bloom Time:Late July to late September
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic, Neutral
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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