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Whorled Wood Aster (Sharp-leaved Aster)
Oclemena acuminata (Aster acuminatus)

• Family: Aster (Asteraceae)
• Habitat: woods
• Height: 8-30 inches
• Flower size: flowerheads 1 to 1-1/2 inches across
• Flower color: white rays around a yellow to reddish disk
• Flowering time: July to October
• Origin: native

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Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.