Calflora
Taxon  Report   9923 
Erigeron strigosus  Willd.  var. strigosus 
Prairie fleabane
Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus
© 2015 Gerald Carr
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Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus
© 2015 Gerald Carr
Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus
© 2015 Gerald Carr
Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California.

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Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus
© 2015 Gerald Carr
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Erigeron
Parent Record Erigeron strigosus
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Erigeron annuus ssp. strigosus
PLANTS: Erigeron ramosus
PLANTS: Erigeron strigosus var. discoideus
PLANTS: Erigeron strigosus var. eligulatus
PLANTS: Erigeron strigosus var. typicus
PLANTS: Erigeron traversii
PLANTS: Stenactis strigosa
ICPN: Erigeron strigosus var. septentrionalis
More information about  Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Erigeron:  from the Greek eri, "early," and geron, "old man," thus meaning "old man in the spring," referring to the fluffy, white seed heads and the early flowering and fruiting of many species (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

strigosus :  strigose, that is, covered with straight, flat-lying hairs (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 16, 2018).

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