Thickstem Aster
 Eurybia integrifolia
Asteraceae (Aster Family)

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Thickstem Aster

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September 25, 2004, Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah  - ©Nicky Davis

A native flower In the sunflower family, the thickstem Aster is 10 to 24 inches tall and blooms in late August and early September. It has 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 inch
purple to lavender flowers made up of 10 to 25 rays  surrounding a yellow-orange disk flower.  The bracts and stalks are covered with hairs

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