Eurybia furcata (E. S. Burgess) G. L. Nesom
Common Name: FORKED ASTER
Synonym: Aster furcatus
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb
Status: T
Eurybia furcata S. Farrington

Aster furcatus of Michigan Flora.

This is a rare aster throughout its midwestern range, from southern Michigan and Wisconsin to Missouri, in moist forests on calcareous soils, especially along rivers. The leaves are distinctly scabrous above and the rays normally white.

Very local, but it can form large colonies from rhizomes.

Locations

Midland County
Monroe County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. August 17, 2019. https://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=325.