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Erigeron colomexicanus (Running fleabane)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Erigeron colomexicanus

Erigeron colomexicanus A. Nelson

Running Fleabane, Sprawling Daisy

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Erigeron divergens var. cinereus

USDA Symbol: ERCO28

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Fibrous , Tap
Leaf Shape: Oblanceolate , Spatulate
Leaf Pubescence: Hirsute
Inflorescence: Terminal
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: White ray flowers and yellow disk flowers.


USA: AZ , CO , NM , NV , TX , UT

Value to Beneficial Insects

Supports Conservation Biological Control

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

Additional resources

USDA: Find Erigeron colomexicanus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Erigeron colomexicanus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Erigeron colomexicanus


Record Modified: 2011-08-11
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