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Smooth Aster

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Aster laevis, Smooth Aster

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Aster laevis

Flower Description:

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.

Season BloomFall
HabitatDry, sun, dunes, fields, meadows, roadsides. Self seeds.
Leaf DescriptionLeaves are thick and variable in size and shape but are somewhat elongated. Leaves are smaller toward the top of the plant.
Soil Type Dry
Light Source Sun