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Erigeron foliosus (Leafy fleabane)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Erigeron foliosus

Erigeron foliosus Nutt.

Leafy Fleabane

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: ERFO2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Blue
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug



Value to Beneficial Insects

Supports Conservation Biological Control

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

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-26
Research By: TWC Staff

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