- Common Name(s):
- Calico aster, Starved aster
- 1-5 ft.
- 2-6 in. lanceolate to elliptical, coarsely toothed leaves
- Several small flower heads with white or pale purple petals; yellow or purple disk; located on one side of straggly, divergent branches; bracts have a prominent midrib
- Fields, thickets, open woods, roadsides
- Life Cycle:
NCCES plant id: 2494