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Seaside Daisy

Erigeron glaucus

Plant Data

Order:
Asterales
Family:
Asteraceae (Daisy)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Pale purple solitary flowers with yellow centres growing up to 4cm wide.
Fruit:
Insignificant.
Leaves:
Fleshy, evergreen, spoon-shaped leaves, narrowing towards the top of the plant. Occasionally toothed.
Maximum Size:
30cm tall.
Foraging Notes:
Slightly poisonous. May cause vomiting and diarrhea to both humans and pets.
Never consume a wild plant unless you are 100% certain that it is safe to eat and you know that you have identified it correctly.
Other Names:
Beach Aster, Seaside Fleabane.
Habitats:
Beaches, gardens, sand dunes, seaside.