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Connecticut Plants
Bog Aster
Oclemena nemoralis (Ait.) Greene

Bog aster is endangered in Connecticut.

  • Synonyms: Aster nemoralis
  • Family: aster (Asteraceae)
  • Habitat: acidic bogs
  • Height: 6-24 inches
  • Flower size: flowerheads 1 to 1-1/2 inches across
  • Flower color: purple
  • Flowering time: August to September
  • Origin: native
Oclemena nemoralis (Ait.) Greene
Oclemena nemoralis (Ait.) Greene