Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Winter annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain)

Look for it on roadsides, in disturbed areas, gardens, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate (basal usually withered by flowering)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Rays: White/Lavender
Disc: Yellow/Yellowish
Flower heads with 80-125 ray flowers
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellowish-tan
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Erigeron annuus   FAMILY Asteraceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Erigeron annuus   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-44-004:
Erigeron annuus   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Daisy Fleabane, Annual Fleabane


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image of Erigeron annuus

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_eran_001_lvd

        

image of Erigeron annuus

Gill Newberry    gn05_e_annuus_fl

May        

Flower heads 1/2 to 3/4" wide with 50 or many more white rays, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Erigeron annuus

Gill Newberry    gn05_e_annuus_habit

May        

Stems solid, 0.4-1.5m tall, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Erigeron annuus

JK Marlow    jkm120526_538

May    Spartanburg County    SC

Coarsely toothed cauline leaves > 3/8" wide, sessile but not clasping, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Erigeron annuus

JK Marlow    jkm120526_543

May    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Erigeron annuus

JK Marlow    jkm120526_546

May    Spartanburg County    SC

Stem with long spreading hairs and numerous toothed leaves, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Erigeron annuus

JK Marlow    jkm120526_551

May    Spartanburg County    SC

Plant more leafy & flowers larger than E. strigosus; petals up to 10mm long, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.

image of Erigeron annuus

JK Marlow    jkm180710_3357

July    Greenville County    SC

image of Erigeron annuus

JK Marlow    jkm180710_3359

July    Greenville County    SC

image of Erigeron annuus

JK Marlow    jkm180710_3360

July    Greenville County    SC