China Aster (Callistephus chinensis)

  • China Aster (Callistephus Chinensis)
    Credit: Stickpen | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • China Aster (Callistephus Chinensis)
    Credit: 4028mdk09 | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0

Callistephus Chinensis, or more commonly know as China Aster, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Callistephus. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Callistephus Chinensis or China Aster's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Maine, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Callistephus
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I)

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