Asteraceae
Aster oregonensis

Oregon White-Top Aster

Erect. Stems with few or no hairs. Leaves mostly on stem, the lower withering before flowering, 1–3 in. long, lance-shaped with sharply pointed tips. Flower heads in flat-topped clusters, each with very short stalk; calyx white with green, pointed tips. Ray flowers 5, white; disk flowers with purple anthers. Grows in open places in woods at mid- to high elevations.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: Late Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 2--5 feet
  • Habitat: West-Side Forest, Meadow
  • Found In: West Gorge
  • Native: Yes