Taxon  Report   10738 
Erigeron nivalis  Nuttall
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.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Erigeron nivalis
© 2009 F. Gauna
Genus: Erigeron
Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS
PLANTS accepted name: Erigeron acris ssp. debilis
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Erigeron acris var. debilis
TJM2: Erigeron debilis
TJM2 + CNPS: Trimorpha acris var. debilis
More information about  Erigeron nivalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2017).

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