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Erigeron karvinskianus

Basic information
Scientific name Erigeron karvinskianus

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Common names Mexican fleabane
Higher taxon Asteraceae, Asterales, Magnoliopsida, Magnoliophyta
Natural range North America.
Habitat Cliff along riverside, crack of stone wall, etc.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Kanto District to western Japan Range in Japan
Origin Unknown.
Date The first record was in 1949 at Kyoto Pref. After, recorded in 1952 at Kanazawa, Ishikawa Pref.
Route Deliberate: A ornamental plant and for greening.
Impact Competition with native species.
Affected organism: Native grasses.
Regulation in Japan No action for prevention, mitigation, control, or eradication.
Introduced range in other countries Africa, Europe, Asia, etc.
Reference Notes
  • Osada (1976) Colored Illustrations of Naturalized Plants of Japan. Hoikusha, Osaka (in Jpn)
  • Shimizu (ed) (2003) Naturalized Plants of Japan. Heibonsha, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • etc.