Scientific Name - Erigeron quercifolius Lam.
Family - Compositae
Short-lived perennial from rhizomes. Stems hairy, one to several from a basal rosette. Basal leaves hairy, broader at the tip, usually with several rounded lobes. Stem leaves few and clasping. Flowers white, in numerous heads. Seeds tiny, with many hairy at top. Reproduces by seed. Found in moist turf areas, pinelands and open woods. Occurs from Virginia south throughout Florida and west to Louisiana. Also found in the West Indies.