What is another word for sticky aster?
4 synonyms found
[ stˈɪki ˈastə], [ stˈɪki ˈastə], [ s_t_ˈɪ_k_i_ ˈa_s_t_ə]
Sticky aster, also known as Ionactis linariifolius, is a North American native plant that produces clusters of bright purple flowers in late summer and early fall. The plant got its name from its sticky leaves and stems that trap insects and other small creatures. Sticky aster is also commonly referred to as narrow-leaved aster, sand aster, and flax-leaved aster due to the plant's long, narrow, and flax-like foliage. The plant grows up to two feet in height and thrives in rocky, dry, and sandy areas. Other synonyms for sticky aster include Aster linariifolius, Solidago linariifolius, and Symphyotrichum linariifolium.