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Prairie Aster


Synonyms: Tahoka Daisy | Tansyleaf Aster | Aster tanacetifolius A winter annual, compact, bushy plants with tansy-like foliage. The 2-inch flow- ers are lavender with yellow centers. Blooms mid-summer through autumn. Found across Alberta to South Dakota, south to north-central Mexico; some- what aggressive, colonizing disturbed sandy and silty soils, plains and hill-sides. Best in full to partial sun, dry soils; a good choice for sandy soils.