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Aster amellus
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific name - Aster amellus

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Popular names - Aster di Virgilio, amello, Italian Aster.

Distribution and Habitat - a species native to Europe and Asia, common in the collinear, dry and sunny at the edge boschetelor grows on limestone bedrock, from 0 to 800 m altitude.

Description - Perennial species, 20-50 cm tall, pubescent. Rhizome brown, obliquely. Stems erect, branched, cylindrical, slightly ribbed. Basal leaves ovate-elliptic, with petiole 2-3 cm, sessile leaves and stems more than to the top. Ends with 2-6 capitule strain of 2.5-4 cm diameter, peduncle 5-10 mm; involucre conical scvame obcuneate, top round and patents. Ligulate flowers 18-21, violet, yellow tubular flowers. Blooms in July-September. Fruit achenes hispida, 2.5 mm 4 mm whitish doll.

Places where the species was seen - on Mount Grappa, itSeptember 1, at 750 m altitude rate.

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