Aster – Large-Leafed

Aster macrophyllus

Family Aster (Asteraceae)
Bloom Summer, fall
Habitat Trails, edge of forest
Status Native
Cycle Perennial
Height 1-4′
Flower Open clusters of white to lavender flowers on top of the plant. Petals form rays from a central disk which is yellow but turns red with age.
Leaf Leaves are long-stalked, large (4-8″ wide) and decrease in size up the stem. Upper leaves are stalkless.
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