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Erigeron flettii
Flett's fleabane, Olympic Mt. fleabane

Distribution: Occurring in the Olympic Mountains in Washington, where endemic.

Habitat: Cliffs and other rocky places in the subalpine and alpine.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Review Group 1 in Washington (WANHP)


Perennial from a stout, branched, woody base, 5-15 cm. high, the stem with sparse, spreading hairs.


Leaves mostly basal, spatulate to oblanceolate, up to 5 cm. long and 12 mm. wide, mostly glabrous, with a few hairs on the leaf margins.


Heads solitary, the disk 10-15 mm. wide; involucre 6-8 mm. high, with a few soft hairs, and sometimes sticky; rays 25-50, white, 7-10 mm. long and 1.5-2.5 mm. wide; disk corollas yellow, 3.5-4.5 mm. long; pappus of 15-20 capillary bristles and numerous short, outer bristles.



Accepted Name:
Erigeron flettii G.N. Jones
Publication: Bot. Surv. Olympic Penins. 244. 1936.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Erigeron flettii in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Erigeron flettii checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Erigeron flettii atlas page.

CalPhotos: Erigeron flettii photos.

USDA Plants: Erigeron flettii information.

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