Erigeron annuus (L.) Pers.
Daisy Fleabane, Eastern daisy fleabane
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Erigeron annuus var. discoideus, Stenactis annua
USDA Symbol: ERAN
The descriptive common name originated from a belief that dried flowers could rid a dwelling of fleas. (Niering)
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
DistributionUSA: AL , AR , CA , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV
Canada: AB , NB , NS , ON , PE , QC
Native Distribution: Throughout East, except far north; also in much of West.
Native Habitat: Fields, roadsides, and waste places.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Value to Beneficial InsectsSupports Conservation Biological Control
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Erigeron annuus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Erigeron annuus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Erigeron annuus
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff