Aster ageratoides Turcz., 154 1837. (Syn: Aster adustus (Maxim.) Koidz. ex Nakai; Aster ageratoides var. adustus Maxim. ……………………..; Aster leiophyllus Franch. & Sav. ………….; Aster luxurifolius Tamamsch.; Aster pensauensis Tamamsch.; Aster quelpaertensis H.Lév. & Vaniot; Aster see-burejensis Tamamsch.; Aster suputinicus Tamamsch.; Aster sutschanensis Kom.; Aster trinervius var. adustus Kom. …………; Aster tubulosus (Kitam.) Kitam.);
Himalaya to Temp. E. Asia and Indo-China: Assam, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Inner Mongolia, Japan, Khabarovsk, Korea, Laos, Manchuria, Myanmar, Nepal, Primorye, Qinghai, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam as per POWO;


SK 3860 20 September 2023:

Location: Phulchoki, Lalitpur, Nepal
Date: 26 August 2023
Altitude: 2700 m.
Habitat : Wild 

Aster ageratoides Turcz. or Aster trinervius Roxb. ex D.Don ??

Yes, seems possible as per images in GBIF


White Flowers for ID : Atlanta Botanical Garden : Atlanta, Georgia : 26NOV18 : AK-18 : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Tiny white flowers seen in the garden in October.

This has been identified by their Planthotline as Aster ageratoides

This was suggested as Aster ageratoides. It looked different to me, so I wrote back.
The answer that I got was Viola odorata

This does not look like Viola to me.

I know it’s not Viola.
I was just giving an example of the answers I am getting from the Master Gardeners of Atlanta Botanical Garden.
Probably their first answer only looks more convincing.
Aster ageratoides.


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