Erigeron pulchellus

Common Name: 
fleabane, poor-robin, robin plantain
Scientific Name: 
Erigeron pulchellus Michx.
Family Name: 
Asteraceae (Compositae) - Aster or Sunflower Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
native perennial, reproducing by seed and stoloniform rhizomes
upright reproductive scapes, densely hairy, hollow
Stems of Fleabane
Stems of Fleabane
basal leaves obovate to oblanceolate and toothed or slightly lobed; stem leaves alternate, small, lanceolate or oblanceolate, occasionally slightly toothed, bases clasping, all with soft hairs
heads of pale purple to pale pink (sometimes fading to white) rays (ligulate) florets surrounding a center of a yellow disk (tubulate) florets; solitary or in small clusters
Flowers of Fleabane