- Flower nameBoltonia asteroides
- Scientific nameBoltonia asteroides
- AliasBoltonia asteroides, Boltonia, False aster, ボルドーギク, ボルトニア
- Place of originEastern United States
- Place of floweringWetlands, Overseas
- Flowering seasonSeptember, October
What is Boltonia asteroides
Boltonia asteroides, boltonia or false aster (scientific name: Boltonia asteroides) is native to the eastern United States and is a dwelling plant in the Boltonia genus of the Asteraceae family. It grows wild in wet meadows and marshes. It grows to a height of 40 to 180 cm. The stems are erect and branched at the top. The leaves are lanceolate to broadly acuminate and greenish gray. In autumn, conical inflorescences grow from the flower stalks and produce heads of flowers. The head flower is a wisteria-purple tongue-shaped flower composed of yellow tubular flowers. The flowers are similar to those of Aster (scientific name: Aster).
Common name: Boltonia asteroides, Scientific name: Boltonia asteroides, also known as Boltonia, False aster, Type of life: dwarf herb, height: 40-180 cm, Leaf color: green, leaf length: 10 cm, leaf shape: lanceolate to broadly connate, leaf margin: serrate, leaf inflorescence: alternate, inflorescence shape: conical, corolla: head flower, flower color: purple, white, flower diameter: 1.2-1.5 cm, flowering season: September-October.