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Ampelaster carolinianusClimbing aster
Amsonia tabernaemontanaEastern bluestar
Blue dogbane
Willow amsonia
Woodland bluestar
Amsonia tabernaemontana var. salicifoliaEastern bluestar 
Amsonia tabernaemontana var. tabernaemontanaEastern bluestar 
Antheropeas lanosumWhite easterbonnets 
Antheropeas wallaceiWoolly easterbonnets
Woolly daisy
Aquilegia canadensisEastern red columbine
Wild red columbine
Arceuthobium pusillumEastern dwarf mistletoe 
Asclepias verticillataWhorled milkweed
Eastern whorled milkweed
Aster alpinusAlpine aster 
Atriplex glabriusculaScotland orache
Babington's Orache
Northeastern saltbush
Glabrous orach
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Light requirement
 Sun - 6 or more hrs
 Part shade - 2 to 6 hrs
 Shade - 2 hrs or less

Soil moisture
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 Wet - saturated

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