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Plants of fields, roadsides, open disturbed areas; lawns and gardens. Flowers June to September.  Native..

Annual.  Fibrous-rooted or taprooted.  Hairs of the mid-stem are  spreading.  (Hairs higher on stem may be appressed.)  Typical height is from 2 to 4+ feet.

Inflorescences are usually flat- to rounded-topped, often with many ascending branches.

Flower heads are radiateRay florets are white, pistillate and fertile. Disc florets are yellow, bisexual and fertileInvolucres are hemispheric.  Involucral bracts are approximately equal in length, the surfaces beset with long, spreading, flattened hairs.

Basal leaves are usually deciduous by flowering.  Stem leaves are lanceolate, oblanceolate or ovate; the lower and mid-stem leaves are often coarsely toothed; 10-35+ mm wide.

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Similar species:  Erigeron strigosus and E. philadelphicus.

 

 

 

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