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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-44-004:
Erigeron annuus   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Daisy Fleabane, Annual Fleabane


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image of Erigeron annuus, Daisy Fleabane, Annual Fleabane

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

        

image of Erigeron annuus, Daisy Fleabane, Annual Fleabane

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, Daisy Fleabane, Annual Fleabane

Gill Newberry    gn05_e_annuus_habit

May        

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

image of Erigeron annuus, Daisy Fleabane, Annual Fleabane

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, Daisy Fleabane, Annual Fleabane

JK Marlow    jkm190508_8244

May    Greenville 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, Daisy Fleabane, Annual Fleabane

JK Marlow    jkm190508_8245

May    Greenville County    SC

image of Erigeron annuus, Daisy Fleabane, Annual Fleabane

JK Marlow    jkm190518_8451

May    Greenville County    SC

image of Erigeron annuus, Daisy Fleabane, Annual Fleabane

JK Marlow    jkm210605_1147

June    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

image of Erigeron annuus, Daisy Fleabane, Annual Fleabane

JK Marlow    jkm180710_3357

July    Greenville County    SC

image of Erigeron annuus, Daisy Fleabane, Annual Fleabane

JK Marlow    jkm180710_3359

July    Greenville County    SC

image of Erigeron annuus, Daisy Fleabane, Annual Fleabane

JK Marlow    jkm180710_3360

July    Greenville County    SC

image of Erigeron annuus, Daisy Fleabane, Annual Fleabane

JK Marlow    jkm210807_2519

August    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

image of Erigeron annuus, Daisy Fleabane, Annual Fleabane

JK Marlow    jkm210807_2520

August    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

Stems sparsely piloso-hispid (hairs spreading), sometimes strigose distally, per Flora of North America.

image of Erigeron annuus, Daisy Fleabane, Annual Fleabane

JK Marlow    jkm210807_2521

August    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest