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Eurybia divaricata [= Aster divaricatus]

White Wood Aster, Common White Heart-Leaved Aster

Scientific Name:

Eurybia divaricata [= Aster divaricatus]

Genus:

Eurybia

Species Epithet:

divaricata

Common Name:

White Wood Aster, Common White Heart-Leaved Aster

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

0-1 ft., 1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry, Moist

Bloom Time:

August, September, October

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Moist to fairly dry forests and woodlands. Common in the NC Mountains and Piedmont, rare on the Coastal Plain.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Evergreen

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Recommended and Available

Plants

image

Tom Harville's Garden
August '08

Mixed in with ferns

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Tom Harville's Garden
Spetember '08

Blooms from the side

image

Tom Harville's Garden
September "08

Blooms & Buds

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Tom Harville's Garden
September '08

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

eFloras


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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