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Aster Weed - introduced (*Aster subulatus)

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Family: Asteraceae (Daisy family).

Native of North America.

Occurrence: A widespread and common wetland weed e.g. along creeks, near reservoirs, and in seasonally wet areas. It is occasionally found on pasture land.


Name: Aster: from the Greek aster: a star.

It is an environmental weed.

1: Aster Weed. Barkers Creek Reservoir.
Below 2: Aster Weed. Tullaroop Reservoir.
3: Dense growth of Aster Weed on the dry bed of Cairn Curran Reservoir.

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