Whorled Wood Aster – 9/4/20

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 9/4/20

Observation Time: 1:10 p.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill Farm (in the woods)

Common Name: Whorled Wood Aster

Scientific Name: Oclemena acuminata

Comments: Whorled Wood Asters are among the relatively few woodland wildflowers that bloom in late summer and early fall.

Note the pure gold-green sweat bee feeding on the blossoms.

More information: Wildflowers of the Adirondacks