Erigeron breweri var. covillei

(Greene) G. L. Nesom

Phytologia 72: 172. 1992.

Basionym: Erigeron covillei Greene Erythea 3: 20. 1895
Synonyms: Erigeron foliosus var. covillei (Greene) G. R. Compton
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 317.

Plants (30–)40–75 cm; woody roots or caudices with relatively long and slender branches. Stems ascending-erect, not wiry or brittle. Phyllaries hispido-hirsute (hairs white, ascending, relatively thick-based, dense on outermost phyllaries, much less so on mid and inner), eglandular.

Phenology: Flowering May–Sep.
Habitat: Open, rocky sites in sagebrush, chaparral, juniper
Elevation: 1000–1900 m


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