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|Species: Symphyotrichum novea-angliae|
The flowers of New England aster are 1", clustered, deep violet with a golden center, and have over 40 rays.
The leaves are toothless, crowded, and clasping hairy stems. The plants grow to 5’ in height.
Habitat & Range
New England aster grows in fields and moist areas in the eastern United States and southeastern Canada.
The flowers bloom from August to October.
This species is an herbaceous perennial.
Featured image by James Dake.