Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Dicotyledon Literature for Erigeron bellioides
Wagner et al., 1990, 1999.
   Asteraceae -- The Sunflower Family Bibliography
      Erigeron bellioides
General Information
DistributionNative to the Greater Antilles.In the Hawaiian Islands, naturalized on Kaua`i, O`ahu, Moloka`i, Lana`i, Maui, Hawai`i.

Delicate herbs, spreading by slender stolons 10-15 cm long, ± with reduced leaves; stems 6-15 cm long, the flowering stems erect, ± with very reduced leaves.
Leaves primarily basal, spatulate, 1-3.5 cm long, 0.3-1 cm wide, margins entire or crenulate, abruptly constricted into a winged petiole 1-2.5 cm long.
Heads solitary, 1.5-3(-5) mm in diameter; involucral bracts in 2 series, the inner ones ca. 2 mm long, the outer ones similar but shorter; rays white, ca. 0.3 mm long.
Achenes pale straw-colored, ca. 1 mm long.