Aster-Smooth

Aster laevis L.

Family Aster (Asteraceae)
Bloom Fall
Habitat Dry, sun, dunes, fields, meadows, roadsides
Status Native
Cycle Perennial
Height 1-3′
Flower Showy and conspicuous with many flowers per plant. Each flower has 15-20 petals that range in color from purple or pale blue to white. Petals surround a yellow center disk.
Leaf Leaves are thick and variable in size and shape but are somewhat elongated. Leaves are smaller toward the top of the plant.
Notes Stems and leaf surfaces are smooth.

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