Difference between revisions of "Erigeron philadelphicus"

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'''Erigeron philadelphicus''' Also called Philadelphia fleabane, Philagelphia daisy or Fleabane daisy. In the Asteraceae family.
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Biennial or short-lived perennial, fibrous rooted, 2-7 dm. tall; herbage usually with long, spreading hairs. Basal leaves oblanceolate, toothed or lobed to sometimes entire, up to 15 cm. long and 3 cm. wide; cauline leaves becoming sessile, mostly ample and clasping. Flower heads 1-many; involucre 4-6 mm. high; rays pistillate, 150-400, 0.2-0.6 mm. wide, 5-10 mm. long, deep pink to white; disk corollas 2.5-3.2 mm. long, yellow; pappus of 20-30 fragile bristles.
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First overview block: Scientific Name, Synonyms, Family, English Names, Other Names
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==Taxonomy==
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==Description==
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==Bloom Period==
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==Distribution==
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==Habitat==
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==Uses==
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==Propagation==
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==Photo Gallery==
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==References==
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===Seed===
 
===Seed===
 
'''Abbreviation:'''ERPH
 
'''Abbreviation:'''ERPH

Revision as of 12:52, 16 April 2012

Erigeron philadelphicus Also called Philadelphia fleabane, Philagelphia daisy or Fleabane daisy. In the Asteraceae family.

Biennial or short-lived perennial, fibrous rooted, 2-7 dm. tall; herbage usually with long, spreading hairs. Basal leaves oblanceolate, toothed or lobed to sometimes entire, up to 15 cm. long and 3 cm. wide; cauline leaves becoming sessile, mostly ample and clasping. Flower heads 1-many; involucre 4-6 mm. high; rays pistillate, 150-400, 0.2-0.6 mm. wide, 5-10 mm. long, deep pink to white; disk corollas 2.5-3.2 mm. long, yellow; pappus of 20-30 fragile bristles.

First overview block: Scientific Name, Synonyms, Family, English Names, Other Names

Taxonomy

Description

Bloom Period

Distribution

Habitat

Uses

Propagation

Photo Gallery

References

Seed

Abbreviation:ERPH

Seed sample from: 2009

Average Measurement: 0.9 x 0.1 x 0.1

Measurement Range: L: 0.75 – 1.1, W: 0.1 - 0.2, D: no variation in sample set (all seeds measured 0.1 mm

Features

Shape: Seed narrow at hilium end, broadening where pappus attaches.

Color: Hilium is white, slightly glossy and puckered. Seed is tan, with some darker brown along edges or as spotting on seed face.

Other Structures: Pappus of white bristly hairs are two to five times longer than seed body, and attach in a circle at apex opposite hilium.

Surface: Seed also covered in some sporadic short bristles.

Latitudinal Cross Section: elliptical ERPH lat.png

Longitudinal Cross Section: obovate ERPH long.png