Babywhite Aster

 

Description

Babywhite Aster

Sunflower Family : Asteraceae

Latin Name : Lucelene ericoides
Longevity : Perennial
Season : Warm
Origin : Native
Value :
Wildlife – poor
Livestock – poor

Remarks :
Other common names, “Rose heath aster”, and “Sand aster”. Growth 2 – 8 inches, flowers May to July. Prefers dry, open sandy or gravelly sites and rocky eroded hillsides. Forms patches from creeping roots. Baby white aster was used medicinally by the Hopi, Navajo, and Zuni to treat nose problems, rheumatism, and swellings.

Source: USDA-NRCS

Additional information

Weight1 lbs
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