Test your identification skills, learn and have fun. 

Take a goldenrod or aster identification quiz !

 

Use the resources of this website to learn about the aster and goldenrod species of New England.

When you are in the field, take good notes on the characteristics of the plants you wish to identify.  Note the type of capitulescence, stem and leaf characteristics, arrangement of flower heads on branches, ray and disc floret colors, and growth habit of the species.

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Aster Quiz 1
Aster Quiz 2
Aster Quiz 3
Goldenrod Quiz 1
Goldenrod Quiz 2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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