golden aster

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golden aster

n.
Any of various North American plants of the composite family, especially of the genera Chrysopsis and Heterotheca, having yellow, rayed flower heads.

golden aster

n
(Plants) any North American plant of the genus Chrysopsis, esp C. mariana of the eastern US, having yellow rayed flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
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Noun1.golden aster - any of several shrubby herbs or subshrubs of the genus Chrysopsis having bright golden-yellow flower heads that resemble astersgolden aster - any of several shrubby herbs or subshrubs of the genus Chrysopsis having bright golden-yellow flower heads that resemble asters; throughout much of United States and into Canada
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
Chrysopsis mariana, Maryland golden aster - perennial golden aster of southeastern United States
grass-leaved golden aster - a variety of golden aster
sickleweed golden aster - a variety of golden aster
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The ground cover is dominated by wiregrass (Aristida beyrichiana; Peet 1993) and grass-leaved goldenaster (Pityopsis graminifolia), though many other herbaceous plants and some small shrubs are also common (Platt et al.