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Erigeron versicolor (Changing fleabane)
Brundage, Stephanie

Erigeron versicolor

Erigeron versicolor (Greenm.) G.L. Nesom

Changing Fleabane

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Achaetogeron chihuahuensis, Achaetogeron versicolor, Erigeron geiseri var. calcicola, Erigeron gilensis, Erigeron mimegletes

USDA Symbol: ERVE13

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 32 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 Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct



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.

Additional resources

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


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

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