Erigeron bonariensisCommon name: Flax-leaved Fleabane

Meaning of name: The meaning of Erigeron is not known. Bonariensis is Latin meaning of or from Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Distribution: Found from Perth to Esperance.

Remarks: A herb to 1.2 metres tall with flowers produced from October to May. Native to South America.

References: Western Weeds, A Guide to the Weeds of Western Australia. BMJ Hussey, GJ Keighery, J Dodd, SG Lloyd, RD Cousens. 1997.

Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharr. 1996.

Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.