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Daisy Fleabane Wildflowers

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WildFlowers Scientific Name:

Erigeron strigosus

WildFlowers Family Name:

Asteraceae — Aster family

WildFlowers Season:


Wild Flowers Color:

White or Pink

Wild Flowers Description:

A common species, the Daisy Fleabane gets its name from the belief that dried flowers could drive fleas from a home. White or pink ray flowers surrounded by a yellow disk, is drought resistant plant. The ancient Europeans also believed that the odor of this genus repelled fleas, thus the name Fleabane. The strongly toothed hairy lanceolate shaped leaves is 12cm long, with a hairy erect stem. The flowers look like asters, and start blooming in the spring, with groupings of 50 to 100 florets.
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