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Erigeron_annuus - (L.)Pers.

Common Name Annual Fleabane, Eastern daisy fleabane
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness 3-8
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Fields and waste places[43]. Prairies and open ground in various soil types in Texas[274].
Range N. America. Naturalized in C. Europe.
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Weed Potential Yes
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Care
Fully Hardy Moist Soil Full sun
Erigeron_annuus Annual Fleabane, Eastern daisy fleabane


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Erigeron_annuus Annual Fleabane, Eastern daisy fleabane

 

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Summary

Bloom Color: White. Main Bloom Time: Early summer, Late summer, Mid summer. Form: Upright or erect.


Physical Characteristics

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Erigeron_annuus is a ANNUAL/PERENNIAL growing to 1 m (3ft 3in) at a medium rate.
It is hardy to zone (UK) 3. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Lepidoptera (Moths & Butterflies), bees, Apomictic (reproduce by seeds formed without sexual fusion). The plant is self-fertile.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Stenactis annua. (L.)Less.

Habitats

Edible Uses

Young plant - boiled[105, 177].

Medicinal Uses

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None known

Other Uses

None known

Cultivation details

Landscape Uses:Border, Container, Rock garden, Seashore, Specimen. Prefers a moderately fertile well-drained soil in a sunny position[200]. A polymorphic species[50]. A self-fertile plant, producing seed apomictically[50]. Very few members of this genus will hybridise with other members of the genus[274]. Special Features:North American native, Naturalizing, Attracts butterflies, Suitable for cut flowers.

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Propagation

Seed - sow spring in situ. The seed usually germinates within four weeks.

Other Names

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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