Page authors: Don Knoke, David Giblin
Erigeron leibergii
Leiberg's fleabane
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

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.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:
General:

Perennial from a stout, branched, woody base, 7-25 cm. tall, herbage with soft, curled hairs and stalked glands.

Leaves:

Basal leaves broadly oblanceolate to elliptic, entire or with fine teeth, up to 12 cm. long and 2 cm. wide; cauline leaves several, fairly well developed, oblanceolate to elliptic.

Flowers:

Heads 1-5, the disk 7-14 mm. wide; involucre 5-8 mm. high, the bracts sub-equal, thin, green, loose; rays 20-45, pistillate, blue or pink, rarely white, 5-12 mm. long and 1.3-2 mm. wide; disk corollas 3-4.3 mm. long, yellow; pappus of 12-16 capillary bristles.

Accepted Name:
Erigeron leibergii Piper
Publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club. 28: 41. 1901. 1901.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Erigeron leibergii checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Erigeron leibergii atlas page.

CalPhotos: Erigeron leibergii photos.

USDA Plants: Erigeron leibergii information.

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