Philadelphia Fleabane (Erigeron philadelphicus)
- krystal zuniga
- on Jun 25, 2023
As a member of the aster family, the Philadelphia Fleabane (Erigeron philadelphicus) is a wildflower that provides an essential source of nectar and pollen for bees, butterflies, and other pollinators. Its flowers are like nature’s pit stops, offering a much-needed fueling station for these essential creatures.
Ecologically, this plant plays a crucial role in stabilizing soil and preventing erosion, thanks to its fibrous root system. It thrives in various habitats, including meadows, fields, and roadsides, adding a touch of natural beauty wherever it grows.
Photography: Krystal Zuniga