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Flat-Topped Aster (Aster tenuifolius)

Image ID: 2015/ahgh143

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Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Height: 1 to 7 ft.
Blooms: August to September
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Regular blooms, 10 or more parts
Location: Allegheny Highlands Trail
Date:  8/8/2015
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