New York aster


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Related to New York aster: Aster novi-belgii, Aster dumosus

New York aster

n.
A plant (Symphyotrichum novi-belgi) in the composite family, native to eastern North America, having bluish-violet flower heads with yellow centers.
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Noun1.New York aster - North American perennial herb having small autumn-blooming purple or pink or white flowersNew York aster - North American perennial herb having small autumn-blooming purple or pink or white flowers; widely naturalized in Europe
aster - any of various chiefly fall-blooming herbs of the genus Aster with showy daisylike flowers
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Many Michaelmas daisies are varieties of the New York aster, Aster novi-belgii.
Chief among them are New England aster, Aster novae-angliae, common to the New England states region and found sparingly, and in somewhat smaller plant stature, from Sprague to the Riding Mountains in our Manitoba: New York aster, A.
Unlike New York asters, which are a promiscuous lot, often interbreeding with other species, New England asters keep themselves to themselves.

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