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Erigeron annuus
(annual fleabane)

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Erigeron annuus (annual fleabane)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Pest
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Erigeron annuus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • annual fleabane
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae

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Erigeron annuus (annual fleabane); flowers. Verona, Italy. May, 2014.
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CaptionErigeron annuus (annual fleabane); flowers. Verona, Italy. May, 2014.
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Erigeron annuus (annual fleabane); flowers. Verona, Italy. May, 2014.
FlowersErigeron annuus (annual fleabane); flowers. Verona, Italy. May, 2014.©A.R. Pittaway-2014
Erigeron annuus (annual fleabane); habit. Verona, Italy. May, 2014.
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CaptionErigeron annuus (annual fleabane); habit. Verona, Italy. May, 2014.
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Erigeron annuus (annual fleabane); habit. Verona, Italy. May, 2014.
HabitErigeron annuus (annual fleabane); habit. Verona, Italy. May, 2014.©A.R. Pittaway-2014

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Erigeron annuus

Preferred Common Name

  • annual fleabane

International Common Names

  • English: daisy fleabane
  • French: erigéron annuel; vergerette annuelle

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Berufkraut, Feinstrahl-; Feinstrahl, Einjähriger; Feinstrahl, Zweijähriger
  • Italy: erigeron annuo; saeppola minore
  • Japan: himejoon
  • Netherlands: zomerfijnstraal

EPPO code

  • ERIAN (Erigeron annuus)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Asterales
  •                         Family: Asteraceae
  •                             Genus: Erigeron
  •                                 Species: Erigeron annuus

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 25 Jun 2021
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Asia

ChinaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-JiangsuPresentIntroducedInvasive
-ShanghaiPresentIntroduced
South KoreaPresent

Europe

BelarusPresentIntroduced
CroatiaPresentIntroduced
CzechiaPresentIntroduced
DenmarkPresent, Few occurrencesIntroduced1810
EstoniaPresentIntroduced
HungaryPresentIntroduced
ItalyPresentIntroduced
LiechtensteinPresentIntroduced
LithuaniaPresentIntroduced
MontenegroPresentIntroducedInvasive
NetherlandsPresentIntroduced
North MacedoniaPresentIntroduced
NorwayPresentIntroduced1950
PolandPresentIntroduced1830
RomaniaPresentIntroduced
RussiaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-Russia (Europe)PresentIntroduced
SlovakiaPresentIntroducedInvasive
SloveniaPresentIntroduced
SwedenPresent, Few occurrencesIntroduced1870
SwitzerlandPresentIntroducedInvasive
UkrainePresentIntroduced

North America

CanadaPresent
-OntarioPresent
United StatesPresent, WidespreadNative
-New YorkPresent

Habitat List

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

Uses List

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Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore

References

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Cakovic D; Stesevic D; Ikovic V; Knezevic M; Latinovic N, 2012. Contribution to the knowledge of weed flora in Bjelopavlici plain. Agriculture and Forestry [An International Conference entitled "Role of Research in Sustainable Development of Agriculture and Rural Areas", Podgorica, Montenegro, 23-26 May 2012.], 58(4):25-41. http://www.btf.ac.me

DAISIE, 2014. Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe. European Invasive Alien Species Gateway. www.europe-aliens.org/default.do

Hu TianYin; Huang Hua; Guo ShuiLiang; Fang Fang, 2007. Niche characteristic of exotic weeds in suburb and the impacts on biodiversity. Guangxi Zhiwu / Guihaia, 27(6):873-881.

Lin Min; Hao JianHua; Chen GuoQi, 2012. Composition and distribution of invasive alien plants in Suzhou area. Journal of Plant Resources and Environment, 21(3):98-104.

Mirek Z; Piekos-Mirkowa H, 2013. New and rare invasive vascular plant species in the Tatra National Park. (Nowe i rzadkie gatunki inwazyjne roslin naczyniowych w Tatrzanskim Parku Narodowym i jego otoczeniu.) Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica Polonica, 20(2):567-570.

NOBANIS, 2014. North European and Baltic Network on Invasive Alien Species. http://www.nobanis.org/

Trtikova M; Güsewell S; Baltisberger M; Edwards PJ, 2011. Distribution, growth performance and genetic variation of Erigeron annuus in the Swiss Alps. Biological Invasions, 13(2):413-422. http://www.springerlink.com/content/v008v25200312k60/

USDA-NRCS, 2014. The PLANTS Database. Baton Rouge, USA: National Plant Data Center. http://plants.usda.gov/

Distribution References

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Caković D, Stešević D, Iković V, Knežević M, Latinović N, 2012. Contribution to the knowledge of weed flora in Bjelopavlici plain. Agriculture and Forestry. 58 (4), 25-41. http://www.btf.ac.me

DAISIE, 2014. Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe. http://www.europe-aliens.org/

Hu TianYin, Huang Hua, Guo ShuiLiang, Fang Fang, 2007. Niche characteristic of exotic weeds in suburb and the impacts on biodiversity. Guangxi Zhiwu / Guihaia. 27 (6), 873-881.

Hwang KiSeon, Eom MinYong, Park SuHyuk, Won OkJae, Lee InYong, Park KeeWoong, 2015. Occurrence and distribution of weed species on horticulture fields in Chungnam province of Korea. Journal of Ecology and Environment. 38 (3), 353-360. DOI:10.5141/ecoenv.2015.036

Lee WonHoon, Kim ChangSeok, Lee KyeongYeoll, Lee GwanSeok, 2016. The JpL species of the Bemisia tabaci complex in Korea: detection by an extensive field survey and analysis of COI sequence variability. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. 19 (1), 23-29. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1226861515300728

Lin Min, Hao JianHua, Chen GuoQi, 2012. Composition and distribution of invasive alien plants in Suzhou area. Journal of Plant Resources and Environment. 21 (3), 98-104.

Mirek Z, Piękos-Mirkowa H, 2013. New and rare invasive vascular plant species in the Tatra National Park. (Nowe i rzadkie gatunki inwazyjne roślin naczyniowych w Tatrzańskim Parku Narodowym i jego otoczeniu.). Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica Polonica. 20 (2), 567-570.

NOBANIS, 2014. North European and Baltic Network on Invasive Alien Species., http://www.nobanis.org/

Oh S M, Moon B C, Kim C S, 2007. Current status on influx and habitat of exotic weeds in Korea. In: Proceedings of the 21st Asian Pacific Weed Science Society (APWSS) Conference, 2-6 October 2007, Colombo, Sri Lanka [Proceedings of the 21st Asian Pacific Weed Science Society (APWSS) Conference, 2-6 October 2007, Colombo, Sri Lanka.], [ed. by Marambe B, Sangakkara U R, Costa W A J M de, Abeysekara A S K]. Peradeniya, Sri Lanka: Asian Pacific Weed Science Society. 608-613.

Park C Y, Lee M A, Lee S H, Kim J S, Kim H G, 2016. First report of Youcai mosaic virus in daisy fleabane (Erigeron annuus). Plant Disease. 100 (6), 1250. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Scheffer S J, Lonsdale O, 2018. A survey of Agromyzidae (Diptera) reared from leafmines on Long Island, New York; host associations, distribution data, and the description and host association of a new species. Zootaxa. 4450 (1), 77-90. DOI:10.11646/zootaxa.4450.1.5

Stobbs L W, Greig N, Weaver S, Shipp L, Ferguson G, 2009. The potential role of native weed species and bumble bees (Bombus impatiens) on the epidemiology of Pepino mosaic virus. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 31 (2), 254-261. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/07060660909507599

Trtikova M, Güsewell S, Baltisberger M, Edwards P J, 2011. Distribution, growth performance and genetic variation of Erigeron annuus in the Swiss Alps. Biological Invasions. 13 (2), 413-422. http://www.springerlink.com/content/v008v25200312k60/ DOI:10.1007/s10530-010-9835-3

USDA-NRCS, 2014. The PLANTS Database. Greensboro, North Carolina, USA: National Plant Data Team. https://plants.sc.egov.usda.gov

Vuković N, Miletić M, Milović M, Jelaska S D, 2014. Grime's CSR strategies of the invasive plants in Croatia. Periodicum Biologorum. 116 (3), 323-329. http://hrcak.srce.hr/index.php?show=clanak&id_clanak_jezik=199334

Links to Websites

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GISD/IASPMR: Invasive Alien Species Pathway Management Resource and DAISIE European Invasive Alien Species Gatewayhttps://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.m93f6Data source for updated system data added to species habitat list.
Global register of Introduced and Invasive species (GRIIS)http://griis.org/Data source for updated system data added to species habitat list.

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