Erigeron
daisy, erigeron, fleabane
37 species
15 subspecies and varieties
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Erigeron acris
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to South Dakota.
Habitat: Mid- to high elevations in mountain meadows.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-September
var. kamtschaticus – bitter fleabane
Erigeron aliceaeEastwood's daisy, Alice's fleabane
Distribution: In the Olympic Mountains of Washington, in the Cascades of Oregon, and in the Siskiyou Mountains of Oregon and California.
Habitat: Moist to fairly dry, sandy, open areas at mid-elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - August
Erigeron annuussweet scabrous erigeron, annual fleabane, eastern daisy fleabane
Distribution: Occurring in scattered locations on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; native to eastern North America and widely introduced in other areas of North America.
Habitat: Weed of moist, disturbed soil.
Origin: Native? Introduced in OR, status as a native in BC uncertain
Flowers: June-September
Erigeron aureusgolden daisy, golden fleabane
Distribution: Both sides of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia south to Washington, east to Alberta.
Habitat: Exposed rocky areas, cliffs, and ridges, often at high elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August.
Erigeron basalticusbasalt fleabane
Distribution: Selah Creek area and north in the Yakima River canyon, Yakima and Kittitas Counties, Washington.
Habitat: Cliff crevices in rocky canyons.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-October
Erigeron bloomeriscabland fleabane
Distribution: Chiefly east of the Cascades, central Washington to California, east to Idaho and Nevada
Habitat: Dry, open, rocky areas at low to moderate elevations
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - August
var. bloomeri – bloomer's daisy, scabland fleabane
Erigeron caespitosustufted daisy, tufted fleabane
Distribution: Alaska and Yukon to eastern Washington and Idaho, south to Arizona.
Habitat: Dry, open, and often rocky places.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - August
Erigeron chrysopsidisgolden daisy, dwarf yellow fleabane
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascade Mountains crest in Washington; Washington south to California, east to Idaho and Nevada.
Habitat: Shrub-steppe to open slopes of forests at middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
var. chrysopsidis – golden daisy, dwarf yellow fleabane, golden fleabane
Erigeron composituscutleaf daisy, dwarf mountain fleabane, fernleaf fleabane, trifid mountain fleabane
Distribution: British Columbia to Oregon, east to Montana
Habitat: Sandy riverbanks at low elevations to rocky outcrops at mid- to high elevation in the mountains
Origin: Native
Flowers: May - August
Erigeron corymbosusfoothill daisy, longleaf fleabane
Distribution: Cheifly east of the Cascades, southern British Columbia to eastern Oregon, east to Montana and Wyoming.
Habitat: Open, usually dry places, often among sagebrush.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - July
Erigeron davisiiDavis's daisy, Davis's fleabane
Origin: Native
Erigeron disparipilusSnake River daisy, white cushion fleabane
Distribution: Near the Snake River from extreme southeast Washington to Owyhee County, Idaho
Habitat: Dry, rocky hillsides
Origin: Native
Flowers: May - July
Erigeron divergensdiffuse daisy, spreading fleabane
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to the Great Plains of the U.S.
Habitat: Meadows, grasslands, riverbanks, and forest openings from low to moderate elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Erigeron eatoniiEaton's daisy
Distribution: Chiefly east of the Cascades, central Washington south to California and Arizona and east to Wyoming.
Habitat: Open places in the mountains and foothills.
Origin: Native
var. villosus – Eaton's shaggy daisy, Eaton's shaggy fleabane
Erigeron elatusswamp fleabane
Distribution: Occurring in north-central region of Washington; Alaska south to Washington, east across Canada to the Atlantic Coast.
Habitat: Wet meadows, edges of ponds, forested wetlands.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-August
Erigeron elegantulusvolcanic daisy, blue dwarf fleabane
Origin: Native
Erigeron filifoliusPeck's threadleaf fleabane
Distribution: Chiefly east of the Cascades, British Columbia to Oregon, east to Montana
Habitat: In shrub-steppe of foothills and plains, often with sagebrush
Origin: Native
Flowers: May - July
Erigeron flettiiFlett's fleabane, Olympic Mt. fleabane
Distribution: Olympic Mountains of Washington at high elevations.
Habitat: Cliffs and other rocky places.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July - August
Erigeron glacialisglacier fleabane
Distribution: Widely distributed in the mountains throughout Washington; Alaska to California, east to the Rocky Mountains.
Habitat: Moist, open areas at mid- to high elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-September
var. glacialis – peregrine fleabane
Erigeron grandifloruslarge-flowered fleabane
Origin: Native
Erigeron howelliiHowell's daisy, Howell's fleabane
Distribution: Soouth side of the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon and Skamania County, Washington
Habitat: Moist, rocky places in the lowlands.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April - June
Erigeron inornatusCalifornia rayless daisy
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington south to California, east to Nevada.
Habitat: Dry slopes and forest openings, often where sandy or rocky.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-August
var. inornatus – California rayless daisy, unadorned fleabane
Erigeron karvinskianus
Origin: Introduced
Erigeron leibergiiLeiberg's fleabane
Distribution: In the Cascade and Wenatchee Mountains of Okanogan, Chelan and Kittitas Counties; British Columbia south to Washington.
Habitat: Cliffs and rocky places at moderate to high elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Erigeron linearisdesert yellow daisy, lineleaf fleabane
Distribution: East of the Cascades in Washington; southern British Columbia to Oregon.
Habitat: Dry, open, often rocky areas at low to mid-elevations
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Erigeron lonchophyllusshort rayed daisy, spear leaved fleabane
Distribution: East of the Cascades, British Columbia to California, east to Quebec and North Dakota.
Habitat: Damp meadows and other moist places at high elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July - August
Erigeron nivalisnorthern daisy
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington;
Habitat: Moist open areas from streambanks to subalpine meadows. Alaska to California, east to the Rocky Mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Erigeron oreganusgorge daisy, Oregon fleabane
Distribution: Columbia River Gorge, more common on the Oregon side.
Habitat: Moist shady cliffs and ledges.
Origin: Native
Erigeron peregrinuswandering daisy, wandering fleabane
Distribution: Common from Alaska to California, east to Colorado
Habitat: Moist, open areas at mid- to high elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July - August
Erigeron philadelphicusPhiladelphia daisy, Philadelphia fleabane
Distribution: Widely distributed throughout Washington; widely distributed throughout North America.
Habitat: Moist, open forests at low to mid-elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-August
var. philadelphicus – Philadelphia daisy, Philadelphia fleabane
Erigeron piperianusPiper's fleabane
Distribution: Columbia plains of south-central and southeast Washington
Habitat: Dry, open places, often in sandy soil among sagebrush.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May - June
Erigeron poliospermushairy-seeded daisy, cushion fleabane
Distribution: East of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to Oregon, east to Idaho.
Habitat: Dry, open, often rocky areas at low elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-June
var. cereus – Kittitas fleabane
var. poliospermus – hairy seeded daisy, cushion fleabane
Erigeron pumilusshaggy fleabane
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to the Great Plains.
Habitat: Open places in the foothills, valleys and plains, often among sagebrush.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
var. intermedius – shaggy fleabane
var. pumilus – shaggy fleabane
Erigeron salishiiSalish daisy, star peak fleabane
Distribution: British Columbia and Washington.
Habitat: Cliffs, ridges, ledges and gravelly slopes at mid- to high elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July - September
Erigeron speciosusshowy daisy, triple nerved daisy, showy fleabane, splendid fleabane, triple nerved fleabane
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to Oregon, Nevada, and Arizona, east to the Rocky Mountains and South Dakota.
Habitat: Prairies and forest openings from the lowlands to moderate elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Erigeron strigosusbranched daisy, daisy fleabane
Distribution: Widely distributed in Washington; widespread throughout much of North America.
Habitat: Moderately dry places at low to moderate elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-October
var. septentrionalis – prairie fleabane
var. strigosus – branching daisy, daisy fleabane
Erigeron subtrinervisthree-veined fleabane
Distribution: Washington to the Dakotas, south to Colorado, but not found in Oregon
Habitat: Moderately dry, open places at moderate to mid-elevations in the mountains
Origin: Native
Flowers: July - August