Taxon  Report   3121 
Erigeron compositus  Pursh
Cut leaved daisy,  Cutleaf daisy
Erigeron compositus
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Erigeron compositus
© 2009 Steve Matson
Erigeron compositus
© 2002 Gary A. Monroe
Erigeron compositus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Erigeron compositus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Erigeron
Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Habitat: slopes, ridges
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Erigeron compositus var. discoideus
PLANTS: Erigeron compositus var. glabratus
PLANTS: Erigeron compositus var. multifidus
PLANTS: Erigeron compositus var. typicus
PLANTS: Erigeron trifidus
More information about  Erigeron compositus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 26, 2018).

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