daisy, aster, sunflower?

adidas(6/7)August 23, 2014

This plant has a white aster-esque appearance...found on edge of wet woods, NC mtns.

Thanks for any ID!

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adidas(6/7)

Whole plant...it's on a bank...it is shaped (plant-wise) like a woodland sunflower.

    Bookmark   August 23, 2014 at 5:30PM
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adidas(6/7)

Hate to be a pest.....but does anyone know what this is?

    Bookmark   August 26, 2014 at 6:59AM
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jekeesl (south-central Arkansas)(7b)

Doellingeria?

    Bookmark   August 26, 2014 at 7:28AM
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linaria_gw

those are always tricky

could it be an Aster divaricatus/ woodland aster?

rather guessing actually, the flower color fits thoughâ¦
good luck, bye, Lin

Here is a link that might be useful: Aster divaricatus

    Bookmark   August 26, 2014 at 7:33AM
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dbarron(z7_Arkansas)

It is not a sunflower. Actually the flower made me think of Polymnias, but I think it is an aster. There's so many of them :(

    Bookmark   August 26, 2014 at 7:35AM
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esh_ga

Could be Sericocarpus or Eurybia.

    Bookmark   August 26, 2014 at 8:00AM
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adidas(6/7)

Ok, I get the message :) Too many aster-like plants out there!

I googled all the genera mentioned above and got a headache! Flowers all look so similar and I don't know enough about these plants to know how variable the petal numbers can be...I could go with leaf shape and that discounts some, but too many were still left in the mix.

Thank-you everyone for your input!

    Bookmark   August 26, 2014 at 3:24PM
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dbarron(z7_Arkansas)

yes, DYC hits it (damn white composite)

    Bookmark   August 26, 2014 at 4:29PM
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