New England aster
Symphyotrichumnovae-angliae (L.) Nesom formerly Aster novae-angliae L.
Family: Asteraceae (aster)
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- Insect Type Attracted:
- Natural Enemy,
- Northern Lower Peninsula,
- Southern Lower Peninsula,
- Soil Moisture:
Natural enemies attracted
Highly attractive: Orius insidiousus,
Moderately attractive: Chalcidoidea and Salticidae.
Mildly attractive: Coccinellidae, Empididae, Cynipoidea, Ichneumonidae, Thomisidae, and Braconidae.
Moderately attractive: bees including Andrenid bees, sweat bees, small carpenter bees, and bumble bees.
Highly attractive: Lygus bug.
Moderately attractive: leaf beetles.
Mildly attractive: leafhoppers, thrips, Japanese beetles and weevils.