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Erigeron philadelphicus var. philadelphicus [= Erigeron philadelphicus]

Philadelphia-daisy, Philadelphia Fleabane, Common Fleabane

Scientific Name:

Erigeron philadelphicus var. philadelphicus [= Erigeron philadelphicus]

Genus:

Erigeron

Species Epithet:

philadelphicus var. philadelphicus

Common Name:

Philadelphia-daisy, Philadelphia Fleabane, Common Fleabane

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial, Biennial

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

0-1 ft., 1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White, Pink, Yellow

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

April, May, June, July, August

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Roadsides, meadows, disturbed areas. Uncommon throughout NC.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate, Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial, Biennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

Global Rank:

G_T_: Subspecies or Variety Rank (add status to NOTES section) (*Key)

Notes:

Global Rank G5T5.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

https://auth1.dpr.ncparks.gov/flora/species_account.php

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/erigeron-acris/

https://gobotany.nativeplanttrust.org/species/erigeron/philadelphicus/



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