Erigeron
daisy, erigeron, fleabane
35 species
14 subspecies and varieties
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Erigeron acrisbitter fleabane
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to the northern Great Plains, Great Lakes region, and northeastern North America; circumboreal.
Habitat: Meadows, forest openings, and open slopes from middle elevations to the subalpine.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-September
var. kamtschaticus – Kamchatka bitter fleabane
Erigeron aliceaeAlice's fleabane, Eastwood's fleabane
Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in the Olympic Mountains and southward in Washington; Washington to California.
Habitat: Moist to fairly dry, sandy, open areas at middle elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Erigeron annuusannual fleabane, eastern daisy fleabane, sweet scabrous fleabane
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Idaho and Utah, not recorded for Montana, also from Great Plains east to the Atlantic.
Habitat: Moist, disturbed areas from the lowlands to middle elevations.
Origin: Native? Introduced in OR, status as a native in BC uncertain
Flowers: June-September
Erigeron aureusgolden fleabane
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to Washington, east to Alberta.
Habitat: Exposed rocky areas, cliffs, and ridges in subalpine to alpine areas.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August.
Erigeron basalticusbasalt fleabane
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest where endemic to Kittitas and Yakima counties in Washington.
Habitat: Cliff crevices in rocky canyons.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Erigeron bloomeriBloomer's fleabane, scabland fleabane
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in central and southeastern Washington; 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 fleabane, scabland fleabane
Erigeron caespitosustufted fleabane
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to Washington, Idaho, Utah, and Arizona, east to the northern Great Plains.
Habitat: Dry, open, and often rocky places in sagebrush
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Erigeron chrysopsidisdwarf yellow fleabane
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington 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 – dwarf yellow fleabane, golden fleabane
Erigeron composituscutleaf daisy, dwarf mountain fleabane, fernleaf fleabane, trifid mountain fleabane
Distribution: Widely distributed on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to the northern Great Plains, also in northern and eastern Canada.
Habitat: Sandy riverbanks at low elevations to rocky outcrops at mid- to high elevation in the mountains
Origin: Native
Flowers: May - August
Erigeron corymbosusfoothill fleabane, longleaf fleabane
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to eastern Oregon, east to Montana, Wyoming, and Utah.
Habitat: Open, usually dry places, often among sagebrush.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Erigeron davisiiDavis's daisy, Davis's fleabane
Origin: Native
Erigeron disparipilusSnake River fleabane, white cushion fleabane
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in the Snake River area in southeastern Washington; southeastern Washington to southeastern Oregon, east to southwestern Idaho.
Habitat: Dry, rocky hillsides at low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Erigeron divergens
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to the Great Plains of the U.S.
Habitat: Meadows, grasslands, riverbanks, and forest openings from low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Erigeron eatoniiEaton's fleabane
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in central and southeastern Washington; central Washington to California, east to the Rocky Mountains.
Habitat: Grasslands, sagebrush, dry slopes, and forest openings at low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
var. villosus – Eaton's shaggy fleabane
Erigeron elatusswamp fleabane
Distribution: Reported east of the Cascades crest in north-central Washington; Alaska to Washington, east across Canada to the Atlantic Coast.
Habitat: Wet meadows, edges of ponds, and forested wetlands.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-August
Erigeron filifoliusPeck's threadleaf fleabane
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest and in the Columbia River Gorge in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Montana, Idaho, and Utah.
Habitat: Sagebrush plains, dry slopes, and grasslands.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Erigeron flettiiFlett'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.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-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 – subalpine fleabane
Erigeron howelliiHowell's fleabane
Distribution: Known only from Skamania County in Washington; Skamania County, WA to Clackamas and Multnomah counties in Oregon.
Habitat: Moist, rocky places in the lowlands.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-June
Erigeron inornatusCalifornia rayless fleabane
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington 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 fleabane
Erigeron karvinskianus
Origin: Introduced
Erigeron leibergiiLeiberg's fleabane
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in In the Wenatchee Mountains of Okanogan, Chelan and Kittitas counties; British Columbia 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: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to California, east to Montana, Wyoming, and Utah.
Habitat: Dry, open, often rocky areas at low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Erigeron lonchophyllusshort-rayed fleabane, spear-leaved fleabane
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in northern Washington; Alaska to California, east to the Rocky Mountains, northern Great Plains, Great Lakes region, and eastern Canada.
Habitat: Streambanks, bogs, ponds, wet meadows, ditches, gravelly places along roads at middle to high elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-August
Erigeron nivalisnorthern daisy
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to the Rocky Mountains.
Habitat: Rocky soil areas from middle elevations in the mountains to the subalpine.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Erigeron oreganusGorge fleabane, Oregon fleabane
Distribution: Occurring in the Columbia River Gorge in Washington; Columbia River Gorge in Washington to adjacent Gorge area in Oregon.
Habitat: Moist shady cliffs and ledges.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-September
Erigeron peregrinuswandering fleabane
Distribution: Ours the var. thompsonii, which is endemic to the Olympic Peninsula. All other specimens displayed here are under the name Erigeron peregrinus var. peregrinus specimens, which is a misapplication of this name for what we now call Erigeron glacialis ssp. glacialis. The latter taxon is widespread throughout Washington\\\'s mountains.
Habitat: Lowland to subalpine wet meadows and bogs.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
var. thompsonii – Thompson's wandering fleabane
Erigeron philadelphicusPhiladelphia fleabane
Distribution: Widely distributed on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Yukon Territory to California, east to the Atlantic Coast.
Habitat: Moist, open forests at low to mid-elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-August
var. philadelphicus – Philadelphia fleabane
Erigeron piperianusPiper's fleabane
Distribution: Endemic to Washington, where occurring east of the Cascades crest from north-central to south-central Washington.
Habitat: Dry, open places, often in sandy soil among sagebrush.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-June
Erigeron poliospermushairy-seeded daisy, cushion fleabane
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to Oregon, east to western Idaho.
Habitat: Dry, open, typically rocky areas, often with sagebrush.
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 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 fleabane, star peak fleabane
Distribution: Ocurring in the North Cascade Mountains in Washington; southwestern British Columbia to northern Washington.
Habitat: Cliffs, ridges, ledges and gravelly slopes at mid- to high elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-September
Erigeron speciosusshowy daisy, showy fleabane, splendid 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 northern Great Plains.
Habitat: Prairies and forest openings from the lowlands to middle elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Erigeron strigosusbranched fleabane, daisy fleabane
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest and in the Columbia River Gorge in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to the Atlantic Coast.
Habitat: Roadsides, fields, thickets, forest edge, and other open, disturbed areas from low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-October
var. septentrionalis – prairie fleabane
var. strigosus – branching fleabane, daisy fleabane
Erigeron subtrinervisthree-veined fleabane
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to Washington, east to the Rocky Mountains.
Habitat: Moderately dry, open places at low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-September