Other Names: White Aster, Heath Aster, White Prairie Aster,

Life Cycle:  Perennial

Description: This is a perennial plant which can grow to as much as 5 feet tall. The basal leaves are lanceolate and the upper leaves are linear. The stems are erect and the plant produces abundant flowers (white petals with yellow centers) from August through November. White heath aster is mainly a weed of pastures, forages and noncrop areas. 

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Herbicide options: Response of Pasture Weeds to Herbicides and Mowing - AGR 207