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Erigeron elatus
swamp 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.

Flowers: July-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Erigeron elatus (Hook.) Greene
Publication: Pittonia. 3: 164. 1897.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Erigeron acris L. var. elatus (Hook.) Cronquist [HC]
Trimorpha acris (L.) A. Gray var. elatus (Hook.) G.L. Nesom
Trimorpha elata (Hook.) G.L. Nesom
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Erigeron elatus checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Erigeron elatus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Erigeron elatus photos.

USDA Plants: Erigeron elatus information.

7 photographs:
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