Taxon  Report   3160 
Erigeron petrophilus  E. Greene  var. sierrensis  G. Nesom
Northern sierra daisy,  Sierra erigeron
Erigeron petrophilus var. sierrensis
© 2008 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D
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Erigeron petrophilus var. sierrensis
© 2008 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D
Erigeron petrophilus var. sierrensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Erigeron petrophilus var. sierrensis
© 2001 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Erigeron
Parent Record Erigeron petrophilus
Foothill Woodland, Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   4.8 (broad endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Dec 18, 2017).

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