Fam: Asteraceae (Compositae)
Genus: Aster L.
Species: Aster novi-belgii L.
English Name: New York aster
Symphyotrichum novi-belgii also known as New York Aster is the type species for Symphyotrichum, a genus of the family Asteraceae whose species were once considered to be Asters. They are ornamental plants native to Canada and the United States. All of these plants are collectively and popularly known as "Michaelmas daisies".
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There are literally hundreds of cultivars of this wonderful roadside weed. The specific epithet, novi-belgii, arose when the state of New York was once known as New Belgium. The smooth or nearly glabrous leaves differentiate them from New England asters. The leaves clasp the stem similar to New England asters, but flowers normally have only 15-25 ray flowers. The flowers are not as good for cutting as the New England asters but provide excellent color in the late summer and fall garden. They are called Michaelmas daisies because they bloom around September 29, St. Michael's Day, in the British Isles. - Armitage
Flowering Time: Blooms August - September.
„Флора на България”, Н. Стоянов, Б. Стефанов, Б. Китанов, Наука и Изкуство, София, (1967); Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Distribution in Bulgaria:
Conservation status and threats: not protected species in Bulgaria by theBiodiversity Law.Законодателство на Република България: Закон за биологичното разнообразие
Medical plant: it is not - http://lex.bg/laws/ldoc/2134916096
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