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Erigeron pulchellus var. pulchellus [= Erigeron pulchellus]

Robin's-plantain

Scientific Name:

Erigeron pulchellus var. pulchellus [= Erigeron pulchellus]

Genus:

Erigeron

Species Epithet:

pulchellus

Common Name:

Robin's-plantain

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

0-1 ft., 1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Pink, Yellow, Purple

Light:

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

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

April, May, June

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Moist slopes, coves, limestone bluffs, trail margins, roadbanks. Common in NC mountains and piedmont, uncommon in coastal plain.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate, Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Recommended and Available

Global Rank:

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

Notes:

Colonial. Fragrant flowers. Cultivars available. 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-pulchellus/

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

https://nc.audubon.org/700



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