OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Erigeron quercifolius   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-44-003:
Erigeron quercifolius   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Fleabane, Oakleaf Fleabane


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Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_erigeron_quercifolius

April    Brunswick County    NC

Similar to E. philadelphicus, but usualy shorter. Rays 100-150, only 3-5mm, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Erigeron quercifolius   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-44-003:
Erigeron quercifolius   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

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529

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

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

map
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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: Blue/ Light violet (rarely white)
Disc: Yellow/Yellowish
Flower heads with 100-250 ray flowers
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Achene

 

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