wood aster


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Noun1.wood aster - any of several asters of eastern North America usually growing in woods
aster - any of various chiefly fall-blooming herbs of the genus Aster with showy daisylike flowers
Aster cordifolius, heart-leaved aster - perennial wood aster of eastern North America
Aster divaricatus, white wood aster - rhizomatous perennial wood aster of eastern North America with white flowers
Aster macrophyllus, large-leaved aster - tufted perennial wood aster of North America; naturalized in Europe
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The common name for Aster cordifolius is wood aster - its wild relatives grow on the outskirts of woodland and its ability to cope with shade make it a very versatile plant.
The common name for Aster cordi-folius is wood aster - its wild relatives grow on the outskirts of woodland and its ability to cope with shade make it a very versatile plant - few daisies can cope with shady sites.
Nesom; SYN: Aster cordifolius L.; Common Blue Wood Aster, Common Blue Heart-Leaved Aster; Slope woods; Rare; C = 5; BSUH 14678.
The area is being replanted with a variety of wetland flowers, such as blue wood aster and trailing arbutus, and native wetland shrubs, such as sweet fern, buttonbush, speckled alder, sweet gale and swamp rose.