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Aster umbellatus

Common Name(s):
Flat-topped white aster
Category:
Wildflowers
Season:
Mid-summer into fall
Height:
2-8 ft.
Foliage:
Up to 6-inch, lance-shaped or elliptical leaves taper at each end; toothless; short-stalked to stalkless
Flower:
.5-.75 in. flower heads in flattish cluster; 10-15 white petals tinged with purple, tend to curve downward or backwards
Site:
Moist fields, thickets, border of swamps
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2499

Aster umbellatus Aster umbellatus