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Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus (Prairie fleabane)
Richardson, Charmaine

Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus

Erigeron strigosus Muhl. ex Willd. var. strigosus

Prairie Fleabane

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Erigeron annuus ssp. strigosus, Erigeron ramosus, Erigeron strigosus var. discoideus, Erigeron strigosus var. eligulatus, Erigeron strigosus var. typicus, Erigeron traversii, Stenactis strigosa


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 28 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 , Blue
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Rays white, sometimes pinkish or bluish, discs yellow.


USA: AL , CA , CO , CT , DC , FL , GA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , NE , NH , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WA , WI , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NB , NL , NS , ON , PE , QC , SK

Value to Beneficial Insects

Supports Conservation Biological Control

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

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-03-02
Research By: TWC Staff

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