Philadelphia fleabane

(Erigeron philadelphicus var. philadelphicus)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not listed

Philadelphia fleabane

NatureServe

N5 - Secure

SNR - Unranked

Minnesota

not listed

Wetland
Indicator
Status

Great Plains

FAC - Facultative

Midwest

FACW - Facultative wetland

Northcentral & Northeast

FAC - Facultative

Nativity

Native

Occurrence

Common

Habitat

Wet. Woods, shores, meadows.

Photo by Luciearl
Flowering

May to August

     
Flower Color

Pink to white ray florets, yellow disk florets

     
Height 4 to 36      
 
Identification

The plant is usually no more than 36 in height but occasionally gets much taller.

The leaves clasp the stem at the base.

 
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Species

 

 
Distribution Distribution Map   Sources: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 24, 28.
 
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Taxonomy

Family:

Asteraceae (aster)

 

Subfamily:

Asteroideae

 

Supertribe:

Asterodae

 

Tribe:

Astereae (aster)

 

No Rank:

North American clade

 
Synonyms

Erigeron philadelphicus var. scaturicola

Erigeron purpureus

 
Common
Names

common fleabane

marsh fleabane

Philadelphia daisy

Philadelphia fleabane

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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About

Published on Apr 28, 2012

Common Fleabane Erigeron philadelphicus

   
       
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About

Published on Jul 6, 2014

Philadelphia Fleabane - Ray flowers usually white with yellow disks. Sometimes the rays vary from pink to purple. A European cousin to this plant was believed to be an effective flea repellent when bunches of the plant were hung to dry about the house. Grows up to 70 cm in height.

   
       

 

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Location: Cass County

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Location: Gwagwalada Abuja, Nigeria


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6/9/2016

Location: Joy Park & Preserve in Maplewood, MN

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