Common Fleabane Erigeron philadelphicus LinnaeusSynonyms: Philadelphia Fleabane.

Status:

Grows throughout most of North America. Found along roadsides and in fields, thickets, and open woods.

Description:

Leaves clasping. Flowers have a large number of rays. The fruits (achenes) have small tufts of hair, which aid their dispersal by wind (J. Hill/MNPS).

Relationships:

Flowers attract a variety of insects.

There are 120 records in the project database.

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Common Fleabane blooming in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/25/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane blooming in Wicomico Co., Maryland (4/20/2013). Note the clasping stem leaves. This separates Common Fleabane from all other Maryland fleabanes. Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/3/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/13/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane (stem and clasping leaves) in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/23/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane blooming in Wicomico Co., Maryland (4/20/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane in Howard Co., Maryland (4/28/2010). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane blooming in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/13/2016). Photographer comments: Petal count and clasping leaves separate this from other Erigeron species. Photo by Max Wilson. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/2/2016). Photo by Kirsten Johnson. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane blooming in Kent Co., Maryland (5/14/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/7/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/2/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane blooming in Kent Co., Maryland (4/30/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane in Washington Co., Maryland (5/28/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane blooming in Calvert Co., Maryland (5/20/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/4/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/30/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane blooming in Kent Co., Maryland (4/22/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/20/2015). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane in Howard Co., Maryland (5/16/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane blooming in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/1/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane in Washington Co., Maryland (5/27/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane blooming in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/8/2016). Photo by Rose Anderson. (MBP list)

The flowers of Common Fleabane in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/9/1981). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane in Washington Co., Maryland (5/27/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane blooming in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/9/2017). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane in Washington Co., Maryland (5/28/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane in Howard Co., Maryland (6/2/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane in Baltimore City, Maryland (5/16/2016). Photo by Kirsten Johnson. (MBP list)

Common Fleabane in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/27/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)


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