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Coulter Fleabane - Erigeron coulteri


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S3S4

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 6

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General Description
Fibrous-rooted perennial from a short, sometimes branched rhizome. Stems ascending to erect, 10–50 cm. Herbage glabrate to sparsely strigose. Leaves basal and cauline; blades oblanceolate to ovate, 2–10 cm long, sometimes weakly dentate, sessile and clasping above. Heads 1 to 2, radiate. Involucres hemispheric, 6–10 mm high; phyllaries in 2 or 3 series, minutely glandular, villous with septate hairs. Rays 45 to 140, white; ligules 7–12 mm long. Disk corollas 2–4 mm long. Achenes 1–2 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
OR to MT south to CA and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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