Also called Aster ericoides.

In the scientific botanical name, the species specific name ericoides refers to heather, which is echoed in its common name.

Part of aster-like  genus Symphyotrichum in aster / daisy / 🌻︎ sunflower  family Asteraceae.

Native to 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇺🇸 USA, east of the 🗻︎ Rocky Mountains.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Learn more about ◼︎ white heath aster Symphyotrichum ericoides

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