New York Aster
Aster novi-belgii Aster Family
(c) Albert Bussewitz
(c) Albert Bussewitz

Growth Form: Herb

Flower Color: Violet, Purple

Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Lance-shaped, Toothed

Habitat Type: Moist areas

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): West Side (3)

Total Number of EMUs: 1

Status in Massachusetts: Native

Notes: Syn. Symphyotrichum novi-belgii (L.) Nesom var. novi-belgii




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