Smooth Aster
Aster laevis Aster Family

Growth Form: Herb

Flower Color: Violet, Purple

Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Lance-Shaped

Habitat Type: Dry fields; open woods

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): Successional Field (5)

Total Number of EMUs: 1

Status in Massachusetts: Native

Notes: Smooth stem with white tint; Syn. Symphyotrichum laeve (L.) A.& D. L?ve var. laeve

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