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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    06 / 18 / 2013

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Summer

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southeast

  • City

    Roswell

  • State

    Georgia

  • Posted by

    davidewallace

Notes:

I saw this flower in the landscape at a branch bank. I showed this to a Pike Store employee and they identified this as a pincushion but have not been able to find this on the interned that matches a pincushion.

Comments

  • Patty Unregistered says:

    Stokes aster

    June 21st, 2013 at 6:42am

  • davidewallace Apprentice says:

    It is Stokesia laevis and Stone is right. Thanks to everyone for helping identify this plant.

    June 20th, 2013 at 11:11am

  • parityanimal Master Identifier says:

    I think the person at Pike’s was confusing it with a Scabiosa columbaria and I can see some similarity bu it’s not that. I’d go with stone’s identification.

    June 20th, 2013 at 11:29am

  • Donna Dixson Unregistered says:

    I do believe that is a Stokes Aster as mention above. Not sure what variety though.

    June 20th, 2013 at 10:03am

  • susan Unregistered says:

    I believe the common name is ‘aster’. They are perennial.

    June 20th, 2013 at 9:09am

  • stone Master Identifier says:

    Stokesia laevis Seems to be locally native. http://rufino-osorio.blogspot.com/2010/12/stokesia-laevis-stokes-aster.html

    June 19th, 2013 at 10:21pm

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