Currently the place to be in my yard if you are a bumblebee
These lighter pink New England Asters had some darker purple flowers surrounding them. There were many Carpenter Bees flying around flower to flower.
Growing in a wooded area surrounded by fields of other wild plants. The Aster itself was quite tall, estimating around 50 cm itself.
growing in large clusters near teasel
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae (L.) G L Nesom. (formerly Aster novae-angliae L.), commonly known as the New England Aster or Michaelmas Daisy, is a flowering herbaceous perennial plant in the Asteraceae family. It is native to almost every area in North America east of the Rocky Mountains, but excluding the far north of Canada as well as some of the southern United States. Symphyotrichum novae-angliae was introduced to Europe in 1710; a common garden escape, it has naturalized