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Aster (White Wood)

Aster divaricatus
Aster (White Wood)

Habitat

They are found in woods and fields.

Description

They have small, white flowers with yellow centers in a flattened cluster on top of plant. Their lower leaves are heart-shaped and toothed. They bloom in summer to fall.

Taxonomic Features (Traits) for Identification

  • Flower Type: Flower Regular with 7+ petals
  • Flower Color: White
  • Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
  • Plant Type: Wildflower
  • Leaf Type: Egg-shaped and toothed

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