Scientific Name: Sympyotrichum novae-angliae
Height: 3-6 ft
Spread: 2-4 ft
Bloom Time: September-October
Native Range: North America, Pennsylvania
Ecological Value: Larval host for Pearl Cresent and checker spot butterflies. Nectar plant for bees and butterflies.
Human Value: Medicinally used as a decoction to treat weeks skin and as a poultice for pain, fever, and diarrhea.