Search Field Guide
Advanced Search
Montana Field Guide

Montana Field Guides

Philadelphia Fleabane - Erigeron philadelphicus


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S3S4

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 3

External Links






 
General Description
Biennial or short-lived, fibrous-rooted perennial. Stems erect, 15–70 cm. Herbage villous. Leaves basal and cauline; blades oblanceolate to obovate, 2–12 cm long, shallowly dentate to entire, lanceolate to ovate, clasping above. Heads 3 to 30, radiate. Involucres hemispheric, 4–6 mm high; phyllaries in 2 or 3 series, villous with a tan midvein and scarious, erose margins. Rays narrow, 150 to 250, white to pink; ligules 3–8 mm long. Disk corollas 2–3 mm long. Achenes ca. 1 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Throughout temperate N. America (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat
Disturbed soil of meadows, streambanks, roadsides; valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
Login Logout
Citation for data on this website:
Philadelphia Fleabane — Erigeron philadelphicus.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from