Aster puniceus
Red stem aster

Family: Sunflower (Asteraceae)

Lifespan: Perennial

Height: 8'

Flower Color: Blue to deep purple with yellow to red center

Flower Size: N/A

Bloom Season: August-November

Fruit: N/A

Conditions: Wet meadows, river banks, and moist roadsides.

Sunlight: N/A

Moisture: Obligate Wetland specie

Provides nectar for butterflies, browse for deer

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