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Erigeron acris ssp. debilis

Erigeron acris L. ssp. debilis (A. Gray) Piper

Bitter Fleabane

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Erigeron acris, Erigeron acris var. debilis, Erigeron angulosus ssp. debilis, Erigeron debilis, Erigeron jucundus, Erigeron nivalis, Trimorpha acris, Trimorpha acris var. debilis


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AK , CA , CO , ID , MT , OR , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , NB , NT , YT

Value to Beneficial Insects

Supports Conservation Biological Control

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Erigeron acris ssp. debilis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Erigeron acris ssp. debilis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Erigeron acris ssp. debilis


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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