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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