Symphyotrichum undulatum

Symphyotrichum undulatum wavyleaf aster

Plant grows in the wild/spontaneouslyPlant is native to PA Synonyms:   Aster undulatus

This aster is hairy throughout with many blue-violet flower heads in a paniculate infloresence.

Frequent in dry woods and fields, and on shaly slopes.

Present throughout the state.

Wetland code: Not classified

Flowers August through October.

Flowers  many flower heads in a paniculate infloresence.  Rays are violet-blue or whitish.

Leaves  cordate or sub-cordate at the base, large.  Up the stem narrowed to a winged petiole with an expanded clasping base.

Fruit  sparsely hairy achenes.

S-rank:  No rank
G-rank:  G5 (Secure)