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Erigeron simplex (Onestem fleabane)
Beckers, Eric

Erigeron simplex

Erigeron simplex Greene

Onestem Fleabane

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: ERSI3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 10 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 , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Yellow disc flowers.


USA: AZ , CO , ID , MT , NM , NV , OR , UT , WY

Value to Beneficial Insects

Supports Conservation Biological Control

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Find Seed or Plants

View propagation protocol from Native Plants Network.

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


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

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