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Stiff-leaved Aster

Ionactis linariifolius



Stiff stalked Asteraceae family member. Stem has many narrow, pointed leaves. Flowers are colorful, ranging from dark lavender to pink to white. Centers are yellow. Bloom in late summer and early fall. Found in upland pine woods in acidic, well drained soil.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Flaxleaf Aster
Plant Family:Asteraceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies
Bloom Time:Early September to mid October
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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