Asteraceae
Conyza canadensis

Canadian Fleabane

Single, erect, stiff-haired, leafy stem. Leaves alternate, to 4 in. long, entire or shallowly scalloped. Flower heads in large branched cyme clustered at branch ends. Flowers with very short white petals, cup 1/8 in. in diameter, resinous bracts with brown midvein. Grows in disturbed soils, roadsides, around the world usually in low-elevation sites.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Annual, Biennial
  • Height: 8--40 inches
  • Habitat: Disturbed
  • Found In: Siskiyous, Steens, Wallowas, Olympic NP, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes