Fab Fall Flowers by Tracy Faught

Algonquin Park, Ontario Canada. Sept 26 2012.
Fuji Finepix S200 EXR.

Fringed Purple Aster- Aster Ciliolatus

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.

Algonquin Park, Ontario Canada.

Ontario Wildflowers- 101 Wayside Flowers- Linda Kershaw

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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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 2 years ago

    Nice capture Tracy

  • Thanks Larry! :O]

    – Tracy Faught

  • naturelover
    natureloverover 2 years ago

    Simply stunning Tracy x

  • Much thanks Pauline!! :O]

    – Tracy Faught

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 2 years ago

    Please add in the description the flowers name for Wildflowers of the World Group

  • Oh dear! I did not catch that Kala!! Thanks for letting me know! The flowers name is there now!! :O]

    – Tracy Faught

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47over 2 years ago

    These asters are among my favorites ~ but they’re all gone now! Excellent shot of these beauties. Around here, they’re profuse, so I have been known to pick A LOT, in a variety of colors! Good work, Tracy.

  • I love all the fall asters myself my friend!! I too pick alot of diff colours of them for myself! The books always say to pick “a few”… lol!! Thanks muchly my dear! :o]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Albert
    Albertover 2 years ago


  • Thanks!!! :O]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 2 years ago

    NOVEMBER 17th, 2012
    Please VISIT & PLACE the nominated work in the
    PLEASE POST this IMAGE IN THE FORUM Instructions on 1st Page

  • Thanks so very much Mary!! :O]

    – Tracy Faught

  • orko
    orkoover 2 years ago

    Beautiful image!

  • Thanks very much! :O]

    – Tracy Faught

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