Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Aster lanceolatus Willd. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Hugh H. Iltis

Hugh H. Iltis

Hugh H. Iltis

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll
Family Asteraceae
Aster lanceolatus Willd.
eastern lined aster, panicled aster, white panicle aster
Aster: from the Greek aster, "a star," describing the radiate heads of the flowers
lanceolatus: lance-shaped
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 2'-5' tall forb; stout stems with lines of hairs toward the top; from long, colony-forming rhizomes
Flower: head 1/3"-1" wide with 20-40 white to pale blue rays; inflorescence elongated, conical, leafy, branched cluster of many heads
Leaf:only along the stem, lance-like to linear, usually toothed, stalkless and slightly clasping, smooth to the touch
Habitat: partial sun to shade; moist; low areas, woods
Notes: plants extremely variable
(Glossary)

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