Flat-topped Aster

Flat-topped Aster

Latin Name: Aster (Doellingeria) umbellata

Type: Forb/Flower

Light: Sun

Moisture: Wet-Mesic / Wet

Soil: Loam / Clay

Size: 3-5 feet

Color: White

Bloom Time: August / September

Description: This beauty of an aster is unusual in that the blooms are in a flat disc on top of the stem. This species favors moist to wet meadows in partly sunny to full sun sites. It is often seen tangled with tall meadow rue and sedges.