Daisy Fleabane (Erigeron annuus)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Plant Height: 2-5 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Yellow centered disk
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Other info: No stratification needed.
Pollinators: Self
Moths and Butterflies
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil


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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 5, 2011 2:18 PM

Wildflower - likes to colonize open woods, dry prairies, fields, pastures, road sides, and disturbed areas.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Aww... by lovesblooms May 23, 2016 12:26 PM 1
odd little daisy like wildflower (with fly) by delirow Jul 12, 2018 7:17 PM 4
Plant ID by BeKind Jun 16, 2016 1:22 PM 6
Yardening in the Mid-Atlantic by Eric4home Apr 15, 2019 6:20 AM 2,773
A couple more from the back lot by TennesseeDave Apr 25, 2014 5:52 PM 3
New house, unknown plants #2 by VickiW Jun 15, 2013 6:47 PM 7

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