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Erigeron calvus
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Bald Daisy
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About Bald Daisy (Erigeron calvus) Erigeron calvus is a very rare species of flowering plants in the daisy family known by the common names bald daisy or bald fleabane. It has been found only once, in a collection made in 1891 at the western foot of the Inyo Mountains near the community of Swansea in Inyo County. The species is listed as "seriously endangered" and may quite possibly be extinct.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Perennial herb

Flower Color

Native Status
Natural Setting
Landscaping Information
Nursery Availability
Never or Almost Never Available

Other Names
Common Names
Bald Fleabane

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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