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Aster microcephalus var. ovatus / Nokongiku ノコンギク

Bloom time: August-November

Astereraceae /


Species in the genus Aster:

Aster ageratoides ssp. leiophyllus / Shiroyomena
Aster fastigiatus / Himeshion
Aster glehnii var. hondoensis / Gomana
Aster_microcephalus_var. ovatus / Nokongiku
Aster scabe / Shirayamagiku
Aster semiamplexicaulis / Inakagiku
Aster spathulifolius / Darumagiku
Aster subulatus var. obtusifolius / Houkigiku
Aster tripolium / Uragiku

Aster microcephalus var. ovatus / Nokongiku ノコンギク


Aster microcephalus var. ovatus is a perennial herb commonly seen in fields and mountains; stems give a rough feeling with dense short hairs like leaves. The leaves are 6-12cm long, in the shape of an oval-like long oblong, with large sparse serrations on the margins. Flower heads measure about 2.5cm across; ray flowers arranged in single layers are light blue-purple and disk florets yellow; bracts are green, tubular, and hemispherical, 4.5mm long. Involucral bracts touch in 3 columns. Bloom time: August-November.





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