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New England aster

Breathing Easy With New England Aster

New England aster, botanically known as symphyotrichum novae-angliae, is a stout, showy, flowering plant in the aster family. The plant is also known as michaelmas daisy while Native Americans referred to it as "it-brings-the-fall". New England aster is native to North America and adapts quite well to new environments. The plant occurs in waste areas or on the edge of fields. It is easy to cultivate, tolerates various types of soils and prefers growing in full sunlight. Continue reading [...]