White Wood Aster
Aster divaricatus Aster Family

Growth Form: Herb

Flower Color: White

Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Heart-shaped, Toothed

Habitat Type: Dry woods; Clearing; Common

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): Western Field (2), West Side (3), Central Woodland (4), Successional Field (5), Canterbury Brook Corridor (8)

Total Number of EMUs: 5

Status in Massachusetts: Native

Notes: Syn. Eurybia divaricata

Credits: Morola Adjibodou, the Boston Nature Center and the EFG Project at UMass Boston