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Aster laevis

Common Name(s):
Smooth aster
Category:
Wildflowers
Season:
Fall
Height:
2-4 ft.
Foliage:
1-3 in., lance to elliptical or egg-shaped leaves; smooth with a pale, glaucous bloom; mostly toothless, thick, stiff clasping
Flower:
Almost 1-in. flower head; violet to blue flower petals and yellow center
Site:
Dry soil, wood edges
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2493

Aster laevis Aster laevis
Frank Mayfield, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Aster laevis Aster laevis
Dan Mullen, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Aster laevis Aster laevis
Dan Mullen, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Aster laevis Aster laevis
Anne McCormack, CC BY-NC-2.0