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Annual Fleabane (Erigeron annuus (L.) Pers.)

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Annual Fleabane

Summary

Erigeron annuus, also called Eastern Daisy Fleabane is a common annual or biennial plant native to Eastern North America.

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LegendColor
Native
Introduced
Native or Not Present
Introduced or Not Present

This tentative map is based on our own research. It may have limited data on Canada and/or Mexico, and there is some subjectivity in our assignment of plants as introduced vs. expanded. Read more in this blog post.

Description & Identification

E. annuus is highly variable in characteristics, including size and growth habit and bloom time.

To distinguish from other Erigeron species, it often, but not always, has more leaves and larger leaves than other fleabane species. Its leaves do not clasp the stem at the base.

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