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Eurybia macrophylla

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Aster macrophyllus
Phonetic Spelling
yoor-RIB-ee-uh mak-roh-FIL-uh
Description

Big-leaved Aster is a perennial in the daisy family typically found in moist to dry forests at moderate to high elevations.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#food source fall#food source herbage#food source nectar#food source pollen#piedmont mountains UPL#coastal UPL#food source hard mast fruit#audubon
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#food source fall#food source herbage#food source nectar#food source pollen#piedmont mountains UPL#coastal UPL#food source hard mast fruit#audubon
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Eurybia
    Species:
    macrophylla
    Family:
    Asteraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Dimensions:
    Height: 0 ft. 6 in. - 3 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 1 ft. 4 in. - 2 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Deep shade (Less than 2 hours to no direct sunlight)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Moist
    NC Region:
    Mountains
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Fruit Description:
    Displays from August to October
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Purple/Lavender
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Blooms from July to September
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Butterfly Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Attracts:
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Pollinators
    Small Mammals
    Songbirds