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Mexican Fleabane

Erigeron karvinskianus

Plant Data

Order:
Asterales
Family:
Asteraceae (Daisy)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Very pretty, many-flowered and multicoloured. Daisy-like flowers range from white to pink and purple, all together on the same plant. Underside of rays are often darker coloured.
Fruit:
Pale brown, oblong achene. The fine seeds are spread by the wind.
Leaves:
Dark green on the upper surface of the leaves. Paler beneath. The lower leaves are 3-lobed. The linear upper leaves are sometimes toothed slightly. Short-stalked.
Maximum Size:
50cm tall.
Aroma:
The stems smell distinctive when crushed.
Other Names:
Australian Daisy, Bony-tip Fleabane, Dancing Daisy, Karwinsky's Fleabane, Latin American Fleabane, Mexican Daisy, Santa Barbara Daisy, Seaside Daisy, Spanish Daisy.
Habitats:
Gardens, seaside, walls.