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Eurybia divaricatus

Common Name(s):
White wood aster
Categories:
Native Plants, Wildflowers
Comment:

 

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Leaves are host plant for the caterpillar of the Pearl Crescent butterfly.
  • Flowers are attractive to bees and butterflies.
  • Sees attact songbirds and small mammals. 

Formerly known as Aster divaricatus

Season:
Late summer into fall
Height:
1-3 ft.
Foliage:
2-7 in. thin, stalked, coarsely serrated, heart-shaped, long, tapering leaves; smooth zig-zag stems
Flower:
Flat-topped cluster of flowers with 6-10 white petals and a yellow center that turns bronzy purple; bracts are whitish with green tips
Site:
Dry, open woods, clearings
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Tags:
pollinators, butterflies, wildlife

NCCES plant id: 2491

Eurybia divaricatus Eurybia divaricatus
Kerry Woods, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Eurybia divaricatus Eurybia divaricatus
Anita Gould, CC BY-NC-2.0
Eurybia divaricatus Eurybia divaricatus
Dogtooth77, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0