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Erigeron hyssopifolius (Hyssopleaf fleabane)
Smith, R.W.

Erigeron hyssopifolius

Erigeron hyssopifolius Michx.

Hyssopleaf Fleabane, Hyssop-leaf Fleabane

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: ERHY5

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 14 inches 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 , Pink , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Discs yellow. Rays usually white, occasionally pinkish.


USA: ME , MI , NH , NY , VT
Canada: AB , MB , NB , NL , NS , NT , NU , ON , QC , SK , 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

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


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

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