Taxon  Report   10738    
Erigeron nivalis  Nutt.
Northern daisy
Erigeron nivalis
© 2009 F. Gauna
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Erigeron nivalis
© 2018 Matt C. Berger
Erigeron nivalis
© 2018 Matt C. Berger
Erigeron nivalis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, 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
© 1987 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Erigeron
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Erigeron acris ssp. debilis

Alternate Names:
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
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).