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Philadelphia Fleabane (Erigeron philadelphicus)
Other common names: Common Fleabane
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Height: 0.5 to 2.5 ft.
Blooms: April to July
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size: 0.75 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Parts indistinct
Location: Allegheny Highlands Trail
Notes: Leaves clasp stem.
- Daisy Fleabane
The leaf of Philadelphia (common) fleabane clasps the stem, while daisy fleabane has a sessile, but not clasping, leaf. The rays on Philadelphia fleabane are thread-like, while those of daisy fleabane are very slightly wider.