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Canadian Fleabane, Conyza canadensis Family: Asteraceae
Conyza canadensis     *     Canadian Fleabane

Flowering time: June-October. Annual.

Habitat: Introduced, spreading on waste and arable ground, dunes, gardens and on roadsides.

Heads of small groundsel-like flowers, ray-florets whitish, the disc-florets yellow with 4 lobes. Calyx hairs sparse or absent. Pale-green narrow leaves, margins with well-spaced hairs, on erect, slightly hairy stems to 1m.

Similar: Bilbao Fleabane, C. floribunda. Taller, brittle stems to 140cm. Corolla usually 5-lobed, stem leaves deeply toothed


Canadian Fleabane, Conyza canadensis       Canadian Fleabane, Conyza canadensis


Canadian Fleabane, Conyza canadensis


Canadian Fleabane, Conyza canadensis
Canadian Fleabane, Conyza canadensis
Holton Lee, Dorset. October 2012

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