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Erigeron acris L.

Blue Fleabane



    10–40 cm tall, without latex. inflorescence: capitula (with involucres), in a raceme-like to panicle-like whole-inflorescence. capitula: maximal 50 per stem, with tubular and ray-flowers, Ø 5–14 mm. involucral bracts: 2‑ to multi-rowed, the inner and the outer (almos...

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Distribution in Europe

Erigeron acris


The colours represent the floristic status of the species in the respective region. Green indicates native occurrences, light green naturalized occurrences. Adventive occurrences are represented by light yellow shades and plants that are cultivated (but rarely occur in the wild) are dark yellow. Grey colours are used, if the floristic status of species is unknown or uncertain.

Distribution in Germany

Erigeron acris


Natural, established occurences
Artificial occurences

The color intensity reflects the species' abundance

Data: Floristische Kartierung Deutschlands (Stand 2013), Bundesamt für Naturschutz (


Erigeron acris

Erigeron acris


  • native


  • extensively used or natural grassland, dwarf shrub heaths, screes, rocky habitats, ruderal vegetation

  • in nutrient-poor, alkaline habitats

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