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Erigeron procumbens (Corpus christi fleabane)
Rechentin, C.A.

Erigeron procumbens

Erigeron procumbens (Houst. ex Mill.) G.L. Nesom

Corpus Christi Fleabane

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Aster procumbens, Erigeron myrionactis, Erigeron repens

USDA Symbol: ERPR16

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 16 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: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Ray corollas usually white, sometimes pinkish.



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


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

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