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Connecticut Plants
Schreber's Aster
Eurybia schreberi (Nees) Nees

Schreber's aster is easily confused with large-leaved aster, but Schreber's aster flowers are always white, while large-leaved aster flowers are usually lavender.

  • Synonyms: Aster schreberi
  • Family: aster (Asteraceae)
  • Habitat: woods
  • Height: 1-4 feet
  • Flower size: flowerheads 1 inch across
  • Flower color: white
  • Flowering time: July to September
  • Origin: native
Eurybia schreberi (Nees) Nees
Eurybia schreberi (Nees) Nees
Eurybia schreberi (Nees) Nees

The basal (lowest) leaves of Schreber's aster are large and heart-shaped.