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Erigeron lonchophyllus

Erigeron lonchophyllus Hook.

Short-ray Fleabane, Shortray Fleabane

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Erigeron lonchophyllus var. laurentianus, Erigeron minor, Trimorpha lonchophylla

USDA Symbol: ERLO

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 2 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 , Pink , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , ID , MN , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NT , NU , ON , QC , SK , YT

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW FACW FACW FACW 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 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2019-02-26
Research By: CBR

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