Erigeron saxatilis G.L. Nesom
Family: Asteraceae
rock fleabane
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Perennials, 3-5 cm; taprooted, caudex branches relatively thick, short, retaining old leaf bases. Stems erect to ascending, glabrous, eglandular. Leaves basal (persistent) and cauline (petioles, when distinct, about equaling blades); basal blades linear-oblanceolate to slightly spatulate, 10-30 × 0.5-2(-3) mm, cauline similar or slightly reduced distally, margins entire, faces sparsely strigose or glabrous, eglandular. Heads 1. Involucres 2.5-3.5 × 6-7 mm. Phyllaries in 3-4 series (purplish, midveins greenish yellow, not swollen), sparsely strigose or glabrous, eglandular. Ray florets 20-29; corollas white, drying white to slightly lavender, 5.5-7 mm, laminae reflexing. Disc corollas 2.1-3 mm (veins not orange-resinous). Cypselae 1.3-1.6 mm, 2-nerved, faces sparsely strigose; pappi: outer of setae, inner of 9-13(-15) bristles. Flowering Apr-Jul(-Oct). Crevices and ledges in canyons above Mogollon Rim; 1300-2600 m; Ariz.
Erigeron saxatilis image
Max Licher  
Erigeron saxatilis image
Max Licher  
Erigeron saxatilis image
Max Licher  
Erigeron saxatilis image
Max Licher  
Erigeron saxatilis image
Max Licher  
Erigeron saxatilis image
Max Licher  
Erigeron saxatilis image
Max Licher  
Erigeron saxatilis image
Max Licher  
Erigeron saxatilis image
Erigeron saxatilis image
Erigeron saxatilis image
Erigeron saxatilis image
Erigeron saxatilis image
Erigeron saxatilis image
Erigeron saxatilis image
Erigeron saxatilis image
Erigeron saxatilis image
Erigeron saxatilis image
Erigeron saxatilis image
Erigeron saxatilis image
Erigeron saxatilis image