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Aster sedifolius

Aster à feuilles d’orpin
Michaelmas Daisy

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

purple

Flower size

20-30 mm

Flowering months

August,

September,

October

Leaf type

Linear,

Lanceolate

Height

20-50 cm

Description

An erect, much-branched plant. The bracts underneath the flower are in 3-5 rows, shiny and sticky.

Grows in dry, often hilly areas.

Flowers

The blue to pinkish-lilac flower cluster branches from a central point. The flower has distinct yellow stamens.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Long and narrow, pointed, stalkless, mid green.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: a cluster of hairy 1-seeded fruit.

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