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Frost Aster

Symphyotrichum lateriflorum

Description: ... or ... ... They're either Frost Aster or Calico Aster but, according to the 2nd link here, it's Frost Aster. His pictures show Calico Aster petals are curly whereas Frost Aster petals are straight. But, the first link shows straight petals as Calico Aster so, I don't know.... at the 2nd link, click on "Aster," listed alphabetically on the left. It takes you straight to these flowers.

1 Species ID Suggestions

peter 11 years ago
Common Eastern Bumble Bee
Bombus impatiens Bombus impatiens Cresson, 1863

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Marianne Wells
Marianne Wells 11 years ago

They're either Calico or Frost Aster. See my explanation under Description above ^. I think they are Frost Aster.

Marianne Wells
Marianne Wells 11 years ago

I found it :) This is fun. It's Calico Aster ...

peter 11 years ago

As for the flower, I think it's Bellium minutum

peter 11 years ago

The grey stripes on its body helped in the identification.

Marianne Wells
Spotted by
Marianne Wells

Seymour, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Oct 1, 2009
Submitted on Apr 8, 2011

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