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.
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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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A shooting pain in his chest, he stands still again to take in some air, the golden aster daisies in his face.
A variety of native species should benefit, including the federally listed Ruth's golden aster (Pityopsis ruthii), spotfin chub (Cyprinella monacha), and plicate rocksnail (Leptoxisp licata), and a species of concern, the lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens).
They carried hand-tied bouquets of irises, golden asters, Marlis roses, and Versilia roses.