Bilbao Fleabane - Erigeron floribundus

    Alt Name
    Conyza floribunda
    Description

    Similar to Canadian Fleabane but phyllaries blunter or more strap shaped, capitulum more broadly flask shaped.

    Identification difficulty
    Recording advice

    The County Recorder may need a specimen or very good close up photographs of the plant and individual flowers in order to confirm this species.

    Habitat

    Cultivated and waste places, walls and even in built up areas.

    When to see it

    Flowering July to September.

    Life History

    Annual.

    UK Status

    Widespread, and probably under recorded in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Uncommon in Leicestershire and Rutland but probably under recorded and may be increasing. First VC55 record came from Evington in 2004.

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