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045-erigeron_foliosus4872-650

Leafy Daisy; Leafy Fleabane
Erigeron foliosus
Asteraceae



Erigeron - from the Greek eri- (early) and geron (old man),
referring to the flowers occuring in spring turning gray like hair

foliosus - leafy

fleabane - Origin: 154050; flea + bane; formerly believed to repel fleas

bane: a deadly poison (often used in combination,
as in the names of poisonous plants): wolfsbane; henbane

045-erigeron_foliosus4872-650

045-erigeron_foliosus4872-650

Found on dry slopes
Photographed on FR 23S10

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