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Shaggy Fleabane - Erigeron pumilus


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

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General Description
Taprooted perennial with a simple or branched caudex. Stems ascending to erect, 5–25 cm. Herbage long-hirsute, many spreading hairs >1 mm long. Leaves basal and cauline; blades linear- to narrowly oblanceolate, 15–40 mm long, entire. Heads 1 to 15, radiate. Involucres hemispheric, 4–8 mm high; phyllaries in 2 to 4 series, minutely glandular, hirsute with a brownish midvein. Rays 50–100, white to pink ligules 5–12 mm long. Disk corollas 2–5 mm long. Achenes 1–2 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to SK south to CA, NV, UT, CO and KS (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 98

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Habitat
Sandy or stony soil of grasslands, sagebrush steppe, woodlands; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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