- Flower nameAster microcephalus
- Scientific nameAster microcephalus
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringLow mountains
- Flowering seasonAugust, September, October, November
What is Aster microcephalus
Aster microcephalus or Treevein aster (Scientific name: Aster microcephalus) is a perennial wildflower of the Asteraceae family and is endemic to Japan. It is a wild chrysanthemum. It commonly grows wild in the mountains and fields. It produces small capped flowers in summer to autumn with scattered inflorescences. The flowers are made up of a white tongue and a yellow cylindrical flower.
Common name: Aster microcephalus, Scientific name: Aster microcephalus, Aka:Treevein aste, Distribution: Honshu-Shikoku-Kyushu, Kyushu, Environment: Wilderness, Height: 50-100 cm, Leaf shape: lanceolate, Leaf margin: blunt serrated, Inflorescence: Scattered inflorescence Flowering season: August-November, flower color: white, corolla: head flower, diameter: 1.5-2 cm.