Violet/purple daisy look-a-like, many flowers on 1 stem; ID?

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  1. Amy17

    Amy17 New Seed

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    Hi! I was wondering if anyone could identify this flower for me; I desperately need to know the name so I can conduct research for an upcoming biology lab. Here's the description:

    - Very thin purple leaves, yellow middle
    - diameter ranges from about 1 to 4cm
    - Thrived among weeds & other wild flowers
    - Found on trail leading to local park (not in a garden)
    - Many flowers found to branch off of one large stem, which was relatively thick)
    - No thorns
    - Some are quite tall; a little less than a metre
    - Note: the white flowers to the right and large, weed-like leaves at the bottom of the picture are not part of the plant

    Any help is greatly appreciated.
    Thank you in advance!

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  2. toni

    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Appears to be Aster oblongifolius
     
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    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    My first thought was Aster also.
     
  4. Amy17

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    Thanks very much! :)
     

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