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Erigeron glabellus (Streamside fleabane)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Erigeron glabellus

Erigeron glabellus Nutt.

Streamside Fleabane

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: ERGL2

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial , Biennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 28 inches tall, often much shorter.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AK , CO , ID , MN , MT , ND , NM , SD , UT , WI , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NT , ON , SK , YT
Native Habitat: Woodland,Prairie/Meadow/Field

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Drought Tolerance: High


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

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.

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


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

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