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Mainely Phenology 6/9/18

Producers/Hosts: Hazel Stark and Joe Horn

Asters

Some iconic members of the Aster family include dandelions, sunflowers, daisies, sunchokes, lettuce, burdock, and artichokes, to name just seven of the over 23,000 species that exist in this plant family around the world. Once you start to keep an eye out for the sheer diversity of the Aster family’s daisy-shaped flowers, their numbers make sense. But is that daisy a single flower?

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