Taxon  Report   9923    
Erigeron strigosus  Willd.  var. strigosus 
Prairie fleabane
Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Asteraceae  
Genus: Erigeron
Parent: Erigeron strigosus

Toxicity: DERMATITIS Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSErigeron annuus ssp. strigosus
PLANTSErigeron ramosus
PLANTSErigeron strigosus var. discoideus
PLANTSErigeron strigosus var. eligulatus
JEFErigeron strigosus var. septentrionalis
More information about  Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus

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)

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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 05/29/2022).