Sea Aster
Taken at Hunterston Sands on 11th July 2021 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Taken near Kilspindie Golf Club near Aberlady on 2nd September 2018 using Nikon D200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Taken at Ardmore Point on 20th October 2019 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode. Fact File

Sea Aster.
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AKA:
Aster tripolium.
Asteraceae.
Perennial.
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Salt marsh estuaries.
July - October.
15 - 60 cms.
In Elizabethan times many plants were taken from the wild to be cultivated as garden flowers. The Sea Aster was one of the most popular until the Michaelmas Daisy was imported from North America, which was considered more showy, which led to the decline of the Sea Aster in gardens.