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What would autumn be without asters?

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Austin is home to various types of asters that are sometimes hard to tell apart. I photographed this one on September 28 near E. 51st St. and US 183.

Aster is the ancient Greek word for star: each aster flower head is like a stylized star with rays shining out from a yellow center.

© 2012 Steven Schwartzman

Written by Steve Schwartzman

October 8, 2012 at 6:15 AM

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