Taxon  Report   3164    
Erigeron pygmaeus  (A. Gray) Greene
Pygmy fleabane
Erigeron pygmaeus
© 2004 Steve Matson
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Erigeron pygmaeus
© 2014 John Doyen
Erigeron pygmaeus
© 2009 Steve Matson
Erigeron pygmaeus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Erigeron pygmaeus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Erigeron
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields


Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Erigeron nevadensis var. pygmaeus
More information about  Erigeron pygmaeus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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).