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In English herbals Fleabane is Inula dysenterica, Inula pulicaria and Inula crithmoides. Flea wort is Cineraria palustris and C. campestris.
Dixon, G. Handbook to the Herbarium, containing botanical and English names of all the British Flowering plants (1845) p.36.

Geographical distribution

  • Northern America, Mexico
  • Southern America, Central America, Costa Rica
  • Southern America, Central America, El Salvador
  • Southern America, Central America, Guatemala
  • Southern America, Central America, Honduras
  • Southern America, Central America, Nicaragua
  • Southern America, Northern South America, Venezuela
  • Southern America, Western South America, Bolivia
  • Southern America, Western South America, Colombia
  • Southern America, Western South America, Ecuador

Erigeron karvinskianus DC.

Genus: Erigeron
Species: karvinskianus DC.
Common names: Mexican Feabane; Latin American Fleabane
Distribution summary: Mexico to Panama
Habit: Perennial
Hardiness: H5 - Hardy; cold winter
Habitat: Disturbed ground, roadsides, dry, sandy soil
Garden status: Not currently grown
Flowering months: June, July, August, September, October

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