Fleabane, Erigeron sp.

Fleabane
Erigeron sp.



Plant

Flowers

Leaves

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Family: Compositae (Asteracae), Sunflower Family
Annual
Plant Size: Generally less than 1' (.3 M) in our area.
Blooms in: Spring to Fall
Habitat Preferred: roadsides, clearings
Photo(s) taken at: Verde Village
Bloom Color: White, sometimes purplish, varied
Other Common Names:
Origin: Native
Comments: The name "Fleabane" covers a large number of plants of the genus Erigeron. They are very common throughout our area and generally have a large number of thin rays.
Further Reference & Sources: "Arizona Flora", Kearney, Peebles, et. al., Univ. of California Press, 1951 w/1960 supp.;   "A Field Guide to the Plants of Arizona", Anne Orth Epple, 1995, Falcon Press; The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers, Western Edition Knopf, 1979, 1992
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