White Prairie Aster

White Prairie Aster
Aster commutatus

Family: Composite or Sunflower (Compositae)

Size: To 0.5 in. wide

Date: 10/07/2001

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Notes: White rays and yellow disks; numerous flower heads on branches. Perennial with hairy stems, leaves alternate, narrow to 0.25 in. long. More than a dozen species of Aster in Arizona.

This plant is found on the Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch Working Check list of flora.

Entries for White Prairie Aster in the USDA Plants database can be seen.