Taxon  Report   10738 
Erigeron nivalis  Nutt.
Northern daisy
Erigeron nivalis
© 1987 Dean Wm. Taylor
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Erigeron nivalis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Erigeron nivalis
© 2009 F. Gauna
Genus: Erigeron
Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS
PLANTS accepted name: Erigeron acris ssp. debilis
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Erigeron acris var. debilis
ICPN: Erigeron debilis
ICPN + CNPS: Trimorpha acris var. debilis
More information about  Erigeron nivalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Jul 22, 2018).

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