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Erechtites hieraciifolius (American burnweed)
Smith, R.W.

Erechtites hieraciifolius

Erechtites hieraciifolius (L.) Raf. ex DC.

American Burnweed, Pilewort

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Erechtites hieracifolia, Erechtites hieraciifolia

USDA Symbol: ERHI12

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CA , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , 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 , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV
Canada: ON , QC

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2018-08-27
Research By: CBR

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