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Any of various North American plants of the composite family, especially of the genera Chrysopsis and Heterotheca, having yellow, rayed flower heads.
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(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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|Noun||1.||golden 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|
grass-leaved golden aster - a variety of golden aster
sickleweed golden aster - a variety of golden aster
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