Irish wildflowers


Photographs: Bantry, Co.Cork


Mexican Fleabane
Erigeron karvinskianus
Nóinín balla
Family: Asteraceae

Flowering: April-October. Perennial. Garden escape. Introduced.

white or pale pink/mauve daisy-like flowers, often deeper pink below.
Lower leaves toothed, one-lobed. Stem leaves usually entire, un-lobed.
Sprawling growth habit. Several flowers per stem. Height: To 50cm.

Dry, poor ground, walls, pavements, wasteground, often in urban areas.

Similar: Daisy, Bellis perennis
     



Photographs: Bantry, Co.Cork June 2007

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