Taxon  Report   3120    
Erigeron compactus  S. F. Blake
Fern leaved fleabane,  Fernleaf fleabane
Erigeron compactus
© 2013 Gary A. Monroe
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Erigeron compactus
© 2006 James M. Andre
Erigeron compactus
© 2009 Steve Matson
Erigeron compactus, 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 compactus
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Genus: Erigeron
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland


Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Erigeron compactus var. compactus
More information about  Erigeron compactus
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).