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Symphyotrichum prenanthoides (Aster prenanthoides)
Full to part sun, moderately wet to medium moisture level, most soils except clay, moderately acid to neutral pH. 1-3 ft. height, blooms in fall, purple flowers, spreads by rhizomes.
Germination Code: C(60), D
Native Region: Ridge and Valley and Blue Ridge provinces of East Tennessee and in Lewis County in Coastal Plain Province
Handsome flower. Attracts butterflies and bees.