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Daisy Fleabane

Common Name: Daisy Fleabane

Scientific Name: Erigeron philadelphicus

Family: Asteraceae

Habitat: Meadows, Woodlands, Along rivers

Native: Yes

Life Cycle: Biennial 

Bloom Time: Summer, Fall

Height: Up to 1 foot and 6 inches

Light: Full sun to partial shade

Soil: Well drained

Pollinators: Butterflies

Description: Take a walk along any of the trails at Creasey Mahan this summer, and you will find an abundance of Daisy Fleabane almost anywhere on the preserve! These native wildflowers bloom between summer and fall in full sun to partially shady conditions. Daisy Fleabane can be identified by its thin, straw-like white or pink petals and sunny yellow center. This photo of Daisy Fleabane was taken along Mahan Lane at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve.