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  • English
    • Michaelmas Daisy
    • New England aster
    • Hairy Michaelmas-daisy
  • Scientific Names
    • Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
    • Aster novae-angliae
    • Lasallea novae-angliae
    • Virgulus novae-angliae
  • Vermont Flora Codes
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P1340231

What

New England aster Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

Observer

taogirl

Date

September 26, 2014

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Square

What

New England Aster Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

Observer

marvelliott

Date

October 15, 2014

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Square

What

New England aster Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

Observer

maractwin

Date

October 8, 2014 02:13 PM EDT

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No photos or sounds

What

New England Aster (Aster novae-angliae) Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

Date

October 8, 2014 10:34 AM EDT

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What

New England aster Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

Observer

vgorener

Date

October 2, 2014

Description

Astereceae family, common herbaceous perennial, native, up to 4' tall, central stem and side branches are covered with short white hairs, leaves alternate and are up to 4" long and 1" wide, leaves are lanceolate or oblong, pubescent, and clasp the stem at the base of each leaf, clusters of composite flowers occur at the ends of the upper stems, consists of numerous gold or yellow disk florets surrounded by 30 or more ray florets that are purple, lavender, or light pink.

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Observer

omegadan01

Date

September 30, 2014

Description

Dixon Prairie,
Chicago Botanic Garden.

Herbaceous, 1 m tall. Hairy leaves, hairy stalks. Flowers are aster-like, with purple rays and yellow centers.

Common.

Flowers present.

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Square

What

New England aster Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

Observer

susanelliott

Date

October 6, 2014

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Square

What

new england aster Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

Date

October 3, 2014 10:34 AM EDT

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Observer

anitacisternas

Date

October 3, 2014

Description

Herbaceous perennial, height can be up to 180 cm. The flower has between 45 and 100 purple to rose rays with an orange disk on the center, It blooms from August to November. The dry seed are small and with a dense and fluffy pappus.

It is possible to find on the prairie next to the beach, and is very common in that place.

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Square

What

New England aster Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

Observer

lfelliott

Date

October 4, 2014 11:42 AM CDT

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Square

What

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae (New England aster) Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

Observer

aseglias

Date

October 2, 2014

Description

herbaceous perennial; up to 4' tall; stems covered with short white hairs; alternate, lanceolate or oblong leaves up to 4" long, 1" wide; clusters of flowers with purple ray florets and yellow disk florets, 1.5" across

Asteraceae

common in this dune ecosystem

flowers present

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

New England Aster Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

Observer

rwp84

Date

October 2, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae (L.) G L Nesom. (formerly Aster novae-angliae L.), commonly known as the New England Aster or Michaelmas Daisy, is a flowering herbaceous perennial plant in the Asteraceae family. It is native to almost every area in North America east of the Rocky Mountains, but excluding the far north of Canada as well as some of the southern United States. Symphyotrichum novae-angliae was introduced to Europe in 1710; a common garden escape, it has naturalized

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Conservation Summary

No range data available.