A.k.a. tall white aster and white field aster. An aster that thrives in poorly drained soil, but tolerates seasonally dry conditions. Like all asters, it hosts a wide variety of insects and supports a wide variety of pollinators.

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic

Soil Type: Loam, Clay, Rocky

Height: 1’-3.5’

Bloom Color: White

Bloom Time: Jul-Oct

Root Type: Rhizome

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, wasps, flies, butterflies, skippers, and beetles. Hosts the pearl crescent butterfly, many moths, a few leaf beetles, grasshoppers, and small insects. Grouse, turkey, and sparrows, and mice feed on seeds. Leaves are browsed by game birds and a wide variety of mammals.

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