Common Name: White Wood Aster
- Habit: Perennial Herb
- Light: Shade (< 2 hrs. direct sun), Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun)
- Water Needs: Average, Dry
- Height: 1-2′
- Flower: White, Jul, Aug, Sept
- Fruit: Tiny nutlets resembling sunflower seeds crowded in the center of the spent flower.
- Fall Color: No
- Natural Habitat: Bottomland Deciduous Forest, Upland Deciduous Forest
Low, spreading, prostrate stems sprout from a basal leaf rosette and are topped with clusters of flowers. Flowers have white petals with a yellow center, are about 1/2″ across and resemble a tiny sunflower. The blooms are followed by small nuts massed in the center of the spent flower head. Once established, this plant is very drought resistant.