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Erigeron tenuis Torr. & A. Gray
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: ERTE7
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Size Notes: Up to about 18 inches tall, often much shorter.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Yellow , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Rays blue to pale lavender to white.
DistributionUSA: AL , AR , FL , KS , LA , MO , MS , NC , OK , TX
Value to Beneficial InsectsSupports Conservation Biological Control
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX
Web ReferenceWebref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Erigeron tenuis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Erigeron tenuis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Erigeron tenuis
MetadataRecord Modified: 2022-12-26
Research By: TWC Staff