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Symphyotrichum lateriflorum (Aster lateriflorus)
Part sun to light shade, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, best in rich organic soil or moisture-retaining clay loam. 2-4 ft. height, blooms in fall, white/purple flowers.
Germination Code: A
Native Region: Middle and East Tennessee, lightly in West Tennessee
Delicate appearance. Occasionally forms colonies at favorable sites. Attracts a wide variety of insects.