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Subalpine Fleabane
Erigeron glacialis
About Subalpine Fleabane (Erigeron glacialis) 1 Nurseries Carry This Plant Erigeron peregrinus is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common names subalpine fleabane and wandering daisy. This wildflower is native to western North America from California to Colorado to Alaska, where it grows in mountain meadows and talus. It is a perennial daisy reaching anywhere from 10 to over 40 centimeters in height. It has hairless to hairy leaves reaching up to 20 centimeters long at the base of the branching stem. The flower cluster has many hairy hairs and one to four flower heads, each one to two centimeters wide. The head has a center of golden yellow disc florets and a fringe of up to 100 ray florets in shades of purple or white.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

0.33 - 1.5 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Lavender, Yellow

Wildlife Supported

Landscaping Information
Full Sun


Common uses
Common uses
Groundcovers, Bee Gardens

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Clearings, talus, meadows

Annual Precipitation: 16.1" - 119.3", Summer Precipitation: 0.51" - 4.10", Coldest Month: 19.3" - 46.2", Hottest Month: 41.0" - 65.6", Humidity: 0.74" - 19.07", Elevation: 2412" - 12924"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Wandering Daisy, Wandering Fleabane

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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