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New England Aster (Aster novae-angliae)
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Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Height: 3 to 7 ft.
Blooms: August to September
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 1.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Parts indistinct
Location: Montour Trail
Notes: Hairy stem, clasping leaves.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.