Hairy Aster
Aster pilosus Aster Family
(c) L. Schneider
(c) L. Schneider

Growth Form: Herb

Flower Color: White

Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Heart-shaped

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center (1), Western Field (2), West Side (3), Successional Field (5), South Side (6), Canterbury Wetlands (7), Canterbury Brook Corridor (8)

Total Number of EMUs: 7

Status in Massachusetts: Native

Notes: Syn. Symphyotrichum pilosum (Willd.) Nesom var. pilosum

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