Aster tataricus

Aster tataricus

  • Aster tataricus
  • Aster tataricus
  • Aster tataricus
  • Aster tataricus
  • Aster tataricus
  • Aster tataricus
  • Flower name
    Aster tataricus
  • Scientific name
    Aster tataricus
  • Aliasshion, Tatarian aster
  • Place of originchina
  • Place of flowering
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September

What is Aster tataricus

Aster tataricus , Tatarian aster or shion (Scientific name: Aster tataricus) is native to China,and it is a perennial grass of the family Asteraceae. In Japan, it grows naturally in Mt. Aso in Kyushu. In autumn, extend inflorescence from the flower stem and attach a large number of head flowers to the shoot apex. Head flowers give a row of yellow lamellar flowers in the center and lilac petals in the periphery. The flower language is "I wont' forget you."

Generic name: Aster tataricus , Tatarian aster or shion, Scientific name: Aster tataricus, Origin: China, Distribution of habitat:habitat distribution: Mt. Aso in Kyushu in Japan, plant length: 100 to 180 m, root foliage shape: spatula elliptical, foliage shape: oval to long ellipse, stem length: 20 to 35 cm, leaf width: 5 to 10 cm, leaves: alternate, radial symmetric flower, inflorescence form: scattered inflorescence, corolla: head flower, inflorescence diameter: 3 to 3.5 cm, flowering period: July to September, tongue-shaped flower color: light blue Purple, tubular flower: yellow, fruit period: September to October, use: application for ornamental, herbal medicine, cooking material.


  • Order
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Aster
  • Species
    A. tataricus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial grass
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 180.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 3.5 cm

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