Calflora
Taxon  Report   9635    
Erigeron lonchophyllus  Hook.
Shortray fleabane
Erigeron lonchophyllus
© 2008 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Erigeron lonchophyllus
© 2008 Steve Matson
Erigeron lonchophyllus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Erigeron lonchophyllus
© 2008 Steve Matson
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Erigeron
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Subalpine Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Erigeron lonchophyllus var. laurentianus
PLANTS: Erigeron minor
ICPN + PLANTS: Trimorpha lonchophylla
More information about  Erigeron lonchophyllus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ERLO)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 19, 2018).