[Fleabanes: The Genus Erigeron East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Philadelphia Fleabane, Philadelphia Daisy

Erigeron philadelphicus

Synonym: Erigeron philadelphicus var. philadelphicus 

Flower head of Philadelphia Fleabane, Philadelphia Daisy: Erigeron philadelphicus (Synonym: Erigeron philadelphicus var. philadelphicus)

The photo above shows a close-up of a flower head of philadelphia fleabane. Note the numerous (150-400), narrow rays. Photographed at the northeastern entrance to Trombetta Canyon in northeastern Washington.........June 24, 2006.

Philadelphia Fleabane, Philadelphia Daisy: Erigeron philadelphicus (Synonym: Erigeron philadelphicus var. philadelphicus) - Stem leaf of Philadelphia Fleabane, Philadelphia Daisy: Erigeron philadelphicus (Synonym: Erigeron philadelphicus var. philadelphicus)

The photo at left shows the leafy stem of philadelphia fleabane capped by several flower heads. Photographed at the northeastern entrance to Trombetta Canyon in northeastern Washington..........June 24, 2006. The photo at right shows one of the numerous clasping stem leaves of philadelphia fleabane as seen at the same location. Note the spreading hairs on the stem.

Flower head of Philadelphia Fleabane, Philadelphia Daisy: Erigeron philadelphicus (Synonym: Erigeron philadelphicus var. philadelphicus) - Lower surface of a stem leaf of Philadelphia Fleabane, Philadelphia Daisy: Erigeron philadelphicus (Synonym: Erigeron philadelphicus var. philadelphicus) - Involucral bracts of Philadelphia Fleabane, Philadelphia Daisy: Erigeron philadelphicus (Synonym: Erigeron philadelphicus var. philadelphicus)

Several photos of philadelphia fleabane as seen in a moist area along one of the cross-country ski trails originating from the Bandit Springs Sno-park on US Highway 26, Ochoco National Forest.........June 23, 2017.

Paul Slichter