Common name: Slender Aster
Latin name: Aster subulatus Michx. var. ligulatus Shinners
Life Cycle: Annual or Perennial
Description: Annual weed with simple, linear, and alternate leaves. Heads with yellow disk flowers while ray flowers can be white, blue, purple, violet, and pink. Gets increasingly woody and more difficult to control as it matures late in the season and in areas where it can be a perennial weed.
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