Symphyotrichum oblongifolium

Symphyotrichum oblongifolium aromatic aster

Plant grows in the wild/spontaneouslyPlant is native to PA Synonyms:   Aster oblongifolius

Infrequent on calcareous hillsides, cliffs, and bluffs.

Mostly found in the southwest and central parts of the state.

Wetland code: Not classified

Flowers from late August to October.

Leaves  entire, sessile, and weakly to strongly auriculate clasping, reduced to bracts 

Stems  from a rhizome or short rootstock, branched and glandular above

S-rank:  S4 (Apparently secure)
G-rank:  G5 (Secure)