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Erigeron strigosus Muhl. ex Willd.
PRAIRIE FLEABANE
Common eastern fleabane; White-top Fleabane

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Erigeron strigosus, Rough Fleabane
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Andrena brevipalpis @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Andrena thaspii @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Andrena wilkella @ CUIC_ENT (20)

Perdita swezeyi @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Aphididae  Prociphilus ( @ NCSU (8)

Uroleucon ( @ NCSU (11)
Apidae  Ceratina calcarata @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Epeolus pusillus @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Nomada articulata @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Braconidae  Aphidius ( @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Colletidae  Colletes mandibularis @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Colletes simulans @ CUIC_ENT (4)

Hylaeus coloradensis @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Halictidae  Agapostemon virescens @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Augochlora pura @ CUIC_ENT (27)

Augochlorella aurata @ CUIC_ENT (11)

Halictus confusus @ CUIC_ENT (22)

Lasioglossum cinctipes @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Lasioglossum hitchensi @ CUIC_ENT (30)

Lasioglossum imitatum @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Lasioglossum truncatum @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Lasioglossum zonulum @ CUIC_ENT (1)
Lygaeidae  Ochrimnus mimulus @ MEMU_ENT (1)

Xyonysius californicus @ MEMU_ENT (1)
Megachilidae  Heriades variolosa @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Megachile pugnata @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Stelis lateralis @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Membracidae  Campylenchia latipes @ MEMU_ENT (1)

Campylenchia @ MEMU_ENT (5)

Spissistilus festinus @ MEMU_ENT (5)
Miridae  Lygus lineolaris @ MEMU_ENT (5)

Neurocolpus nubilus @ NCSU_ENT (1)

Polymerus basalis @ MEMU_ENT (1)

Taylorilygus apicalis @ MEMU_ENT (2)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Cercosporella cana @ BPI (2)

Septoria erigerontis @ 379528A (1); BPI (14); 379528B (1)
Pentatomidae  Mormidea lugens @ MEMU_ENT (1)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia asterum @ BPI (2)

Puccinia caricis-erigerontis @ BPI (2)

Puccinia cyperi @ BPI (1)

Puccinia dioicae @ BPI (9)

Puccinia extensicola @ BPI (2)
Uropyxidaceae  Aecidium compositarum @ BPI (1)

Aecidium erigerontis @ BPI (1)
_  Leptothyrium punctiforme @ BPI (5)

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Delaware Wildflowers  •  Scientific names

Erigeron strigosus Muhl. ex Willd. var. strigosus Daisy Fleabane
Asteraceae — Aster family
Native
Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus
Middle Run Valley Natural Area
July 2002

Guide to Erigeron of Delaware

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Erigeron strigosus Muhl.

Erigeron strigosus plant

Family - Asteraceae

Stems - To +/-1m tall, erect, herbaceous, from fibrous roots, branching above, single from base, antrorse strigose, with vertical striations or sometimes carinate.

Erigeron strigosus stem Stem.

Leaves - Alternate. Lowest leaves on petioles to +/-5cm long. Blades oblanceolate, to 2cm broad, mostly entire. Cauline leaves sessile, linear to linear-oblong, reduced upward, entire, scabrous, antrorse strigose.

Erigeron strigosus plant Basal, middle, and upper leaves respectively.

Inflorescence - Loose cymose arrangement of single terminal flower heads. Flower heads to +/-1.5cm broad. Peduncles dense antrorse strigose.

Involucre - +/-7mm broad, 2-3mm tall. Phyllaries imbricate, antrorse strigose on midveins externally, 3mm long, .7mm broad, linear, often with reddish apices.

Erigeron strigosus involucre Involucre.

Ray flowers - White. Ligules 5-6mm long, 1mm broad, glabrous, obtuse at apex, 75-100 per flower head. Pappus of a few short capillary bristles.

Disk flowers - Disk to 7.5mm broad. Disk corollas 5-lobed, yellow. Corolla tube to 1.6mm long. Pappus of outer row of short scales, inner row of capillary bristles. Achenes 2-nerved.

Erigeron strigosus flowers

Flowering - May - September.

Habitat - Prairies, open woods, waste ground, open fields, roadsides, railroads.

Origin - Native to U.S.

Other info. - This plant is frequent in dry, wild areas throughout the state. It is not as weedy as the more common E. annuus (L.) Pers. which is taller, has broader leaves, and has larger flower heads.

E. strigosus is popular with many flying insects and would make a decent garden subject.

Photographs taken on Taum Sauk Mountain, MO., 5-31-03.


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Erigeron strigosus Muhl. ex Willd.
prairie fleabane

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General Information
Symbol: ERST3
Group: Dicot
Family: Asteraceae
Duration: Annual
Biennial
Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : CAN   N
L48   N
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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species . Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

©James H. Miller. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Provided by University of Georgia Press . Scanned by Forestry Images . Usage Requirements .

©Ted Bodner. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Provided by University of Georgia Press . Scanned by Forestry Images . Usage Requirements .

©Jeff McMillian. Provided by Almost Eden . United States, LA. Usage Requirements .

©Jeff McMillian. Provided by Almost Eden . United States, LA. Usage Requirements .

Margaret Williams. ©Nevada Native Plant Society. Provided by Nevada Native Plant Society . United States, CA. Usage Requirements .

USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae – Aster family
Genus Erigeron L. – fleabane
Species Erigeron strigosus Muhl. ex Willd. – prairie fleabane

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 5 subspecies of Erigeron strigosus . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Erigeron strigosus</i>
Muhl. ex Willd. var. <i>
beyrichii</i>
(Fisch. & C.A. Mey.) Torr. & A. Gray ex A. Gray
Erigeron strigosus var. beyrichii
Beyrich's fleabane Distribution of <i>
Erigeron strigosus</i>
Muhl. ex Willd. var. <i>
calcicola</i>
J. Allison
Erigeron strigosus var. calcicola
limestone prairie fleabane Distribution of <i>
Erigeron strigosus</i>
Muhl. ex Willd. var. <i>
dolomiticola</i>
J. Allison
Erigeron strigosus var. dolomiticola
Cahaba daisy fleabane Distribution of <i>
Erigeron strigosus</i>
Muhl. ex Willd. var. <i>
septentrionalis</i>
(Fernald & Wiegand) Fernald
Erigeron strigosus var. septentrionalis
prairie fleabane Distribution of <i>
Erigeron strigosus</i>
Muhl. ex Willd. var. <i>
strigosus </i>
Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus
prairie fleabane

Legal Status

U.S. Weed Information
Erigeron strigosus daisy fleabane prairie fleabane rough fleabane This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
NE&GP Stubbendieck, J., G.Y. Friisoe,and M.R. Bolick. 1994. Weeds of Nebraska and the Great Plains . Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry. Lincoln, Nebraska.

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Arid West FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU
Great Plains FACU
Midwest FACU
Northcentral & Northeast FACU
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACU

Related Links

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ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (ERST3)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ERST3)
Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (ERST3)
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network (ERST3)
USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (ERST3)
University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (ERST3)
University of Washington Burke Museum (ERST3)
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Freckmann Herbarium (ERST3)
Related Websites
IL-Weeds of the North Central States (ERST3)
KS-Wildflowers & Grasses (200+) (ERST3)
Kansas Wildflowers (ERST3)
USGS - Native Wildflowers of the North Dakota Grasslands: abstract & image (ERST3)

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Miller Low

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Miller

Sources

Miller, J.H., and K.V. Miller. 1999. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses . Southern Weed Science Society.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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