Aster macrophyllus / Eurybia macrophylla (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 :)

  • Sun Exposure Savanna/Woodland
  • Soil Conditions Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic
  • Height 1'
  • Flower Color White - Lavender
  • Flower Time April-July
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