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.
Chicago Botanic Garden.
Herbaceous, 1 m tall. Hairy leaves, hairy stalks. Flowers are aster-like, with purple rays and yellow centers.
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.
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
common in this dune ecosystem
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