Blue fleabane Erigeron acris

Status
Best Time to See July, August, September
Colour Purple
Habitat Coastal

Blue Fleabane is a member of the daisy family and is known for being a herb.

It has lilac outer rays when fully flowered with purple colouring at the tips. It has hairy sepals and can grow up to 60cm.

Distribution:

Blue Fleabane is a coastal plant and can be found in the North-West, North-East and South-West.

Habitat:

It can be found in dry, grassy places as well as stone walls and dunes.

Best Time to See:

It flowers between July-September.

Did you know?

Blue Fleabane is rumoured to relieve tooth-ache and arthritic pains.