Heath Aster
Aster ericoides Aster Family

Growth Form: Herb

Flower Color: White, Pink

Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Heart-shaped

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center (1), West Side (3), Central Woodland (4), Successional Field (5), South Side (6), Composting Site (9), Clark-Cooper Community Gardens (10)

Total Number of EMUs: 7

Status in Massachusetts: Native

Notes: Syn. Symphyotrichum ericoides (L.) Nesom var. ericoides

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