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Aspen Fleabane - Erigeron speciosus


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

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General Description
Fibrous-rooted from a branched rhizome. Stems erect, 15–60 cm. Herbage glabrate, villous on leaf margins and midveins. Leaves basal and cauline; blades lanceolate or oblanceolate to ovate, 2–10 cm long, entire, sessile above. Heads 1 to 10, radiate. Involucres hemispheric, 5–7 mm high; phyllaries in 2 or 3 series, minutely glandular. Rays slender, 75 to 150, blue; ligules 7–13 mm long. Disk corollas 3–5 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, AB south to AZ, NM and SD (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 59

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Habitat
Grasslands, meadows, woodlands, open forest; valleys to subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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