Thursday, September 22, 2011

Flax-leaf Fleabane

Conyza bonariensis horse weed. Derivation of the botanical name:
Conyza, konops (Greek), "a gnat", and used by Pliny as a name for some kind of a fleabane, or konis (Greek), "dust", its powder being used to kill fleas. Source of information from:

Thanks to efloraindi​a group members for identification of this plant.

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