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Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoidesSymphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoides
(Aster ericoides)

heath aster, white heath aster, dense-flowered aster, frostweed

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 0.5-6.5'
Flowers: Jul.-Nov.; white, rarely blue, violet, rose

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Loamy Sandy

Habitat

dry fields, edge of woods, thickets

Native to

Region: Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

Butterfly *

Notes

forms dense mounds



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1399.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004