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Aster novae-angliae


     New England Aster







  Fruit Type:  Achene

  Fruiting Period:  Nov

  Flowering Period:  Aug - Oct




  Color:  Brown

  Size: 1 x 2 mm

  Shape:  Cylindrical with one truncated end

  Surface Features:  Silky pappus; hairs covering surface; streaked

  Scarification:  Not required

  Stratification:  30 - 60 days




  Cotyledons:  Oval with entire margins; drop quickly

  Leaf arrangement:  Alternate

  Leaves:  Simple, oval, sessile, entire margins, hairy

  Other:  Clasping leaf base