Aster sericeus

Common Names: Silky Aster, Western Silvery Aster
Synonym(s): Symphyotrichum sericeum
Soil: Dry  Dry-Mesic  
Height: 8 in - 1.5 ft
Blooming: Sep Oct

Listed as threatened in Michigan. Grows best in dry, sandy soils with short competition. Foliage is silky with fine hairs and the 1" to 1.25" flowers are lavender or violet-blue.

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