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Calico Aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflorum)

Image ID: ar55

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Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Height: 1 to 5 ft.
Blooms: August to October
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size:  0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 10 or more parts
Location: Allegheny River Trail
Date:  8/31/2003
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