Erigeron quercifolius

oakleaf fleabane

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Synonyms:  Erigeron philadelphicus var. quercinus

wildlife plant

Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 1-2 ft    Width: .5-.75 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color   flower color      white,yellow,lavender
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Meadow or wildflower garden.
Considerations: Can become weedy.
Propagation: seeds
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Moderately salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: 6.1 to 7.5


wildlife plant  
Attracts pollinators.
Native Habitats: Pine flatwoods and disturbed areas

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:


It is said that if you burn the foliage, that it chases away fleas and other pests.