Symphyotrichum squamatum

Family Compositae
Synonyms Conyza squamata, Canyzanthus squamatus, Aster squamatus, A. subulatus
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Habitat in Egypt weed of cultivation, roadsides, waste ground, canal banks
Distribution native to Central and South America, naturalized in southern Europe, Africa, Arabia and many other regions of the world introduced into Egypt in the 1970, now completely naturalised