Erigeron garrettii

A. Nelson in J. M. Coulter and A. Nelson

in J. M. Coulter and A. Nelson, New Man. Bot. Rocky Mt., 526. 1909

Common names: Garrett’s fleabane
Synonyms: Erigeron controversus Greene
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 307. Mentioned on page 272.
Perennials, (3–)5–23 cm; taprooted, caudex branches lignescent, apparently elongate. Stems erect, sparsely strigillose to glabrate, eglandular. Leaves mostly basal (persistent); blades oblanceolate to spatulate (not folding), 20–70(–120) × 3–13 mm, cauline abruptly reduced distally (bases not clasping), margins entire, sparsely ciliate (apices rounded to acute), faces glabrate or glabrous, eglandular. Heads 1. Involucres 5–8 × 8–17 mm. Phyllaries in 2–3 series (purplish at least at tips), glabrous or sparsely strigillose, densely minutely glandular. Ray florets 20–35; corollas white, drying white or sometimes lilac-tinged, 7–13 mm, laminae coiling. Disc corollas 3.9–5.3 mm. Cypselae 2.5–3 mm, 2(–3)-nerved, faces sparsely strigose; pappi: outer of setae or scales, inner of 13–23 (white-shiny) bristles. 2n = 18.

Phenology: Flowering Jun–Aug.
Habitat: Moist cliff faces and crevices, mostly limestone, soil among boulders
Elevation: 2700–3800 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

Facts about "Erigeron garrettii"
AuthorGuy L. Nesom +
AuthorityA. Nelson in J. M. Coulter and A. Nelson +
Common nameGarrett’s fleabane +
DistributionUtah. +
Elevation2700–3800 m +
HabitatMoist cliff faces and crevices, mostly limestone, soil among boulders +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorLinny Heagy +
PhenologyFlowering Jun–Aug. +
Publication titlein J. M. Coulter and A. Nelson, New Man. Bot. Rocky Mt., +
Publication year1909 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V19-20-21/V20 664.xml +
SynonymsErigeron controversus +
Taxon familyAsteraceae +
Taxon nameErigeron garrettii +
Taxon parentErigeron +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 20 +