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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
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Also known as Aster chapmanii
|Size:||1-3 ft tall|
|Life Span:||Short-lived perennial|
|Flower Color:||Bright lavender|
|Habitats:||Wet flatwoods, bogs, savannahs, prairies|
Bog gardens, sunny areas with moist soil. Only likely to be noticed when blooming.
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Usually moist, occasional inundation|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Unknown|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||Unknown|
|Soil/Substrate:||Humus (organic, upland), Loam, Sand|
Small birds eat the seed.
Nectar plant for many butterfly species but also visited by other native insect pollinators.