sea aster


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sea aster

n
(Plants) a composite perennial plant of salt marshes, Aster tripolium, having yellow and purple flowers like those of the related Michaelmas daisy
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Noun1.sea aster - a common European aster that grows in salt marshessea aster - a common European aster that grows in salt marshes
aster - any of various chiefly fall-blooming herbs of the genus Aster with showy daisylike flowers
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The vegetables include Salsola soda (agretti); Crithmum maritimum (rock samphire); Beta maritima (sea beet); Aster tripolium (sea aster); Salicornia bigelovii (samphire); and Portulaca oleracea (common purslane).
He further recommended that the cultivation of value-added halophytes such as Salicornia, Sea Aster, Spartina alterniflora, Suaeda, etc.
Our native variety is the Sea Aster. Aster, which is Greek for 'star' is an apt name for these beauties that arrive late with a late splash of purple and yellow.
Facial wipes are handy for travelling but can irritate sensitive skins - solve the problem with these extra gentle ones, enriched with soothing organic aloe and sea aster.
When the landscape is fully restored, salt-tolerant plants such as samphire, sea aster and sea lavender will grow alongside shallow tidal channels that will provide sheltered waters for saltwater fish such as herring, bass and flounder.