Aster lanceolatus Willd.
Vascular – Exotic
Herbs - Dicotyledonous composites
Glabrose or rarely with a few scattered hairs on upper stem.
Widespread naturalised species recorded from all the main islands of the New Zealand archipelago and also the Kermadec Islands.
Distinguished from Aster novi-belgii and its hybrids by the narrower leaves with cuneeate bases, and the smaller capitula with usually white, narrow (usually < 1mm) ligules.
N. and possibly C. and S. America