Carolinas and Georgia

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Eurybia divaricata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eurybia divaricata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-47-006a:
Aster divaricatus var. divaricatus   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
White Wood-aster, Woodland Aster, Common White Heart-leaved Aster


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Look for it in moist to fairly dry forests & woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

Forb

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

 

full sun partial shade shade ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: White
Disc: Yellow becoming purplish
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in corymbs

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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Eurybia divaricata   FAMILY Asteraceae

White Wood-aster, Woodland Aster, Common White Heart-leaved Aster