Aster L.

Common Name: Aster, Starwort, Michaelmas Daisy

Family: Compositae

Published in: Sp. Pl. 2: 872. 1753.

Other: Lectotype: A. amellus L. (Ill. Fl. N. U.S. (Britton & Brown), ed. 2 3: 406. 1913.) Latin 'aster' = star, referring to the shape of the flowers. Divide every three to four years in spring.

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