Narrowleaf White-Topped Aster (Sericocarpus linifolius)

Photographic Location: AEDC in Manchester TN.

The genius name sericocarpus is from the Greek serikos, “silk,” and karpos, “fruit,”referring to the dry fruits that are covered with silky hairs. The species name linifolius means “flax-like leaves,” referring to the narrow, linear leaves.

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

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