Aster Alpinus, or more commonly know as Alpine Aster, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and white flowers of the genus Aster. It has a slow growth rate and a height of 0.3 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during early summer and is somewhat tolerant of shade. Aster Alpinus or Alpine Aster's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska and Colorado.
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