Eurybia macrophylla / Aster macrophyllus (Big-leaved Aster)
Aster macrophyllus / Eurybia macrophylla (Big-leaved Aster) is a native of the savannas and woodlands around the midwest. Big-leaved Aster thrives in well-drained soils that are mesic to dry and can form a tall rhizomatous ground cover. Delicate starry white flowers with golden centers begin blooming in August and blossom into October. A favorite of pollinators, it's also the larval host to a variety of small butterflies and moths. Its large, spade-shaped leaves are known as lumberjack toilet paper :)
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