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Panicled Aster, Lance-leaved Aster, White Panicled Aster - Symphyotrichum lanceolatum

Panicled Aster, native to North America and common in the Montreal area, grows in moist open habitats. The plant can grow high and carries clusters of flowers with white petals and yellow disc blooming late summer and autumn.

Common Names

  • Panicled Aster, Lance-leaved Aster, White Panicled Aster (en)
  • Symphyotrichum lanceolatum (es)
  • Aster lancéolé, Aster à feuilles lancéolées (fr)
  • Lanzettblättrige Aster (de)

Taxonomy

  • Asterales
  • Asteraceae
  • Symphyotrichum lanceolatum

Where & When to Spot

I usually spot this flower in Champ des Possibles late summer and autumn. It is common though in other parks in the Montreal area where you have open areas with wild flowers.

How to Identify

Panicled Aster is a tall plant, can grow up to 1.5m, with thin, long leaves. Carries on top a cluster of small flowers with many thin white petals and a small yellow disc.

Photos

Panicled Aster (Symphyotrichum lanceolatum)

Panicled Aster (Symphyotrichum lanceolatum)

The plant can grow high and carries clusters of flowers with white petals and yellow disc blooming late summer and autumn.

Champ des Possibles, Montreal - 2021-09-19

NIKON Z 6; NIKKOR Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S; Focal Length 105mm; Exposure 1/640; Aperture f/22; Iso 1400;

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