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Fleabane Erigeron speciosus

Other plants called Fleabane:

Phonetic Spelling
er-IJ-er-on spee-see-OH-sus
This plant has low severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

Aspen Fleabane is a clump forming perennial wildlflower in the daisy family with showy blue-purple flowers.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#blue flowers#violet flowers#daisy-like#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#blue flowers#violet flowers#daisy-like#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Erigeron
    Species:
    speciosus
    Family:
    Asteraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Canada to Mexico
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Wildflower
    Habit/Form:
    Clumping
    Erect
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    Purple/Lavender
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Head
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Shape:
    Radial
    Flower Petals:
    7 - 20 petals/rays
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    Masses of blue-violet daisy-like flowers 1"-2" across 100+ ray florets surrounding a yellow disk.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Shape:
    Spatulate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    6" long spatulate leaves at the base of the plant
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Problems:
    Problem for Cats
    Problem for Dogs
    Problem for Horses
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    Low
    Poison Symptoms:
    Mild gastrointestinal signs, mild dermatitis
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Irritant
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No