Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


531

Forb
Winter annual

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

Common

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

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full sun partial shade ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Rays: White/Lavender/Blue
Disc: Yellow/Yellowish
Flower heads with 50-100 ray flowers
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus   FAMILY Asteraceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-44-005:
Erigeron strigosus   FAMILY Asteraceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database
Erigeron strigosus var. beyrichii

 

COMMON NAME:
Daisy Fleabane, Common Rough Fleabane, Prairie Fleabane, Slender Daisy Fleabane


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image of Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_erra8_001_lvd

        

image of Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus

JK Marlow    jkm0405r_02

May    Greenville County    SC

Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preserve

Midstem leaves well separated, sessile, linear to lanceolate, not clasping, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

image of Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus

JK Marlow    jkm110522_585

May    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

image of Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus

JK Marlow    jkm110522_586

May    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Stem leaves elliptic, oblanceolate or linear; 2-18mm (usually < 1cm) wide, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus

JK Marlow    jkm120512_750

May    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Flower heads several to many, each 1/2" wide or less, with 50-100 rays, per Wildflowers in the Field and Forest.

image of Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus

JK Marlow    jkm120512_760

May    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

image of Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus

JK Marlow    jkm120512_767

May    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Leaves sessile, narrower than those of E. annuus, and mostly untoothed, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus

JK Marlow    jkm120512_771

May    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

image of Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus

JK Marlow    jkm0406e_26

June    Greenville County    SC

Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preserve

image of Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmestrigosumbeyri_cabin

Month Unknown    Clarendon County    SC