Aster laevis


Family: Asteraceae
Type: Herbaceous
Location: Upper-Foothills, Lower-Montane, Upper-Montane
Flower Color: Purple
Fall Color: Not Available
Time of Interest: July, August, September

Seeing Aster laevis is always sort of bittersweet for me. While it is a beautiful and showy flower, found in meadows and along roadsides in the montane and upper foothills, its bloom time is associated with the coming of winter. It's always a sign of chilly days to come. 

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