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Herbarium specimen: Aster novi-belgii

Taxon:Asteraceae: Aster novi-belgii L. ("Confused Michaelmas-daisy")
named by Arthur Bennett
Collected by:Mr Alfred Fryer
Locality:Great Britain, VC29 Cambridgeshire, New Bedford River, TL37
Institution:Botanical Society of the British Isles (BSBI)
Image:Aster novi-belgii herbarium specimen from New Bedford River, VC29 Cambridgeshire by Mr Alfred Fryer.Aster novi-belgii herbarium specimen from New Bedford River, VC29 Cambridgeshire by Mr Alfred Fryer.
ocrnotes:Probably an escape from cultivation. It has now established itself in a wet place, frequently overflowed, by the side of the tidal New Bedford River. This plant has not spread by seed at present, but increases by its abundantly produced stolons. From the single patch or cluster of stems some hundreds of flowering shoots were produced last autumn. The locality seems thoroughly suited to the requirements of the plant, and it will be a matter of great interest to see whether, in so favourable a situation, seedlings
Filing note:BEC Report 1887

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Documented by qgroom on 26th January 2008.

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