All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Lesser Daisy Fleabane</strong>
<em>Erigeron strigosus</em> /Aster Family<br> 
Common Fleabane has hairy stems, Lesser Daisy Fleabane has a smoother stem, non-clasping leaves, and the flower stems are longer. I found many of these blooming at ...
Lesser Daisy Fleabane
Erigeron strigosus /Aster Family

Common Fleabane has hairy stems, Lesser Daisy Fleabane has a smoother stem, non-clasping leaves, and the flower stems are longer. I found many of these blooming at Clark Center Recreation Park in Oak Ridge. A fisherman spotted me while I was taking the photograph, he asked, "Why are you taking a picture of those weeds?" I answered, "You might call them 'weeds', I call them wildflowers! A 'weed' is just a plant that is growing in a place where you don't want it!"
Perennial
Where seen: Great Smoky Mountains NP, Warriors' Path SP, Widespread

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