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Bigleaved Aster

( Eurybia macrophylla )

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Bigleaved Aster
Largeleaf Wood Aster
Asteraceae
Eurybia
Eurybia macrophylla
(Linnaeus) Cassini
MB, NB, NS, ON, PE, QC
Aster macrophyllus
Aster macrophyllus var. excelsior
Aster macrophyllus var. macrophyllus
Aster macrophyllus var. velutinus
Characteristics

Wildflower

Deciduous

Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Loam, Humus Enriched

Dry, Normal, Moist

No

No

No

No
Habitat Considerations

Boreal Shield, Atlantic Maritime, Mixedwood Plains

Forest, Woodland, Savannah, Forest Edge

Butterfly, Hedgerow/Thicket/Windbreak/Screening, Woodland
Design Considerations

40 cm

120 cm

Aug - Nov

Blue|Purple|White/Cream

Yes



Pearly Crescent







Butterflies, Butterfly Larvae

No
Conservation Status



Interesting Tidbits

These perennial plants have reddish/green zigzag stems. Flower are flat-top clusters mostly white to pale purple. Leaves are large and heart-shaped.(Dickinson et al, ROM)


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