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1226 Views as of Nov 3 2012.

Fuji Finepix S1000fd Digital.

Plant: erect perennial 20-120 cm tall, from spreading rootstock.

Leaves: 4-12 cm long, pointed; lowest leaves toothed, heart-shaped, with notched bases and slender, hairy-edged stalks; stem leaves lance-shaped, usually stalkless.

Flowerheads: Pale blue to purplish, 1.5-3cm across; 12-25 strap-like florets around a button of yellow tubular florets, with slender bracts at the base; flowerheads in branched, open clusters.

Blooms: July to October

Fruits: seed-like achenes tipped with a parachute of silky white hairs.

Habitat woodlands and open often disturbed sites.

Distribution: Quebec to B.C., south to the northern U.S.

Pick: A few.

Norwood Ontario Canada- Found in the tree line of the woods around my home.

Ontario Wildflowers- 101 Wayside Flowers- Linda Kershaw

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flower, purple, plant, nature, wild, bloom, natural, grow, outside, wildflower, norwood ontario canada, fringed purple aster aster ciliolatus, fuji finepix, tracy faught, 2011, 2012

I’m a Canadian girl that love’s to take pictures. I have a huge love for flowers and critters, so you will see alot of those.

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  • mrcoradour
    mrcoradouralmost 5 years ago

    This is another one of your great shots Tracy, you have specis over there that we haven’t.

  • Thank you Malcom! I think everywhere in the world has some flowers that other places don’t have…I would love to travel all over the world and photograph them all!! lol! Thank you very much my friend! :]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsalmost 5 years ago

    gorgeous image hon,,,,,,,,,,the depth of field is wonderful showcasing the one flower,,,,,,,,,a fav for me

  • You are always so sweet and kind my friend! Thank you very much! ;]

    – Tracy Faught

  • lorilee
    lorileealmost 5 years ago

    A lovely capture!!!!

  • Thank you very much Lori! ;]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Sharon Johnstone
    Sharon Johnstonealmost 5 years ago

    Very beautiful Tracy!!!

  • Much thanks Sharon! :]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganalmost 5 years ago

    Excellent shot well seen and taken

  • Thank’s very much Tina my friend! ;]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Kristina Sans
    Kristina Sansalmost 5 years ago

    Wow these are beautiful!!

  • Thank you so very much Kristina! :]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsalmost 5 years ago

  • Thank you!! Thank you!! xxx :]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyalmost 5 years ago

    Congratulations on the spotlight, Tracy. Beautiful shot.

  • Very much appreciated Mike, thank you!! ;]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsabout 3 years ago

  • Thanks SOOOOOOOOOOO much!!! xx :O]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Digitalbcon
    Digitalbconabout 3 years ago

    Totally amazing!! Your work is flawless in my opinion Tracy! Beautiful capture, composition and information!!

  • You are so very generous and kind my friend! Wow, I’m glowing!! Thanks SO very much!! :O]

    – Tracy Faught

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