Erigeron species

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Scientific Name Erigeron modestus USDA PLANTS Symbol
ERMO2
Common Name Plains Fleabane ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
35904
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet Reference
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Description Low growing perennial with multiple fine, hairy stems 3 to 16 inches tall; stem and basal leaves 1 to 2 inches long, narrow, oblanceolate, hairy, edges may have a couple of pairs of teeth; small blossoms 1/2 to 3/4-inch across, 24 to 65 white ray flowers, yellow disk florets. Descr. excerpt from SEINet. Texas Status
Native
Scientific Name Erigeron philadelphicus USDA PLANTS Symbol
ERPH
Common Name Philadelphia Fleabane ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
35809
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet Reference
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Description Erect plant, 8-30 inches tall; basal leaves 1 to 4 inches long, narrowly oblanceolate, may be pinnately-lobed or have coarsely toothed edges; smaller stem leaves are clasping, oblanceolate; several flowers in clusters, heads 1/2 to 3/4-inch across, many (150-250) thin thread-like ray petals, white, sometimes pink-tinged; nodding flower buds before blooming. Descr. excerpt from SEINet. Texas Status
Native
Scientific Name Erigeron strigosus USDA PLANTS Symbol
ERST3
Common Name Prairie Fleabane, Daisy Fleabane ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
35951
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet Reference
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Description Erect plant, 12 to 28 inches tall; basal leaves spatulate to linear, 2 to 6 inches long; stem leaves smaller, edges may be crenate; several to many flowers in clusters, each head 1 inch across, 50-100 white ray petals (fewer than E. philadelphicus). Descr. excerpt from SEINet. Texas Status
Native


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