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Blue Fleabane, Erigeron acris Family: Asteraceae
Erigeron acris     *     Blue Fleabane


Flowering time: July - September. Annual or biennial.

Habitat: Sandy or gravelly ground, dry pastures and waste ground

Pale purple ray-florets and yellow disc-florets, the yellow achenes with long, reddish-white pappus. Erect reddish stems with clasping, narrow, unstalked leaves. The basal rosette of stalked leaves soon withers


Blue Fleabane, Erigeron acris


Blue Fleabane, Erigeron acris


Blue Fleabane, Erigeron acris
Blue Fleabane, Erigeron acris
Slepe Heath, Dorset. July 2015

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