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Flat-topped Aster, Cornel-leaf Whitetop
Doellingeria infirma (Aster umbellatus)
Full to part sun, wet to medium moisture level, sandy loam or rocky soil. 5 ft. height, blooms summer to fall, cream flowers, spreads rapidly by rhizomes as well as by seed.
Germination Code: C(60); seeds slow to germinate.
Native Region: Middle and East Tennessee, concentrated in northeast corner of Tennessee
Aggressive plant. Attracts butterflies.