Logfia arvensis (L.) Holub
Common Name: FILAGO
Synonym: Filago arvensis
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad A-Forb

Filago arvensis of Michigan Flora.

Sandy roadsides, clearings, fields, shores, especially in disturbed areas of aspen and jack pine savanna. A European species first collected in 1952 in Emmet Co. and locally flourishing in the northern Lower Peninsula in the mid-1950’s, but not often collected recently.

The heads are ± racemose or paniculate, and the plants may be stiffly erect, barely 1 dm tall, or bushy-branched and much larger.


Cheboygan County
Emmet County
Gogebic County
Grand Traverse County
Leelanau County
Mackinac County
Oscoda County
Otsego County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. October 22, 2021. https://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=403.