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Erigeron cervinus
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Siskiyou Daisy
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Erigeron cervinus

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About Siskiyou Daisy (Erigeron cervinus) Erigeron cervinus is a North American species of flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common names Siskiyou fleabane and Siskiyou fleabane daisy. Erigeron cervinus is native to the Klamath Mountains of northwestern California and southwestern Oregon. This uncommon wildflower is a perennial herb reaching heights of 15 to 30 centimeters (8-12 inches). Its leaves may be up to 12 centimeters (5 inches) long and are vaguely spoon-shaped. The erect stems hold inflorescences of 1 to 4 flower heads. Each head is about a centimeter (0. 4 inches) wide and has a center of golden yellow disc florets surrounded by a fringe of ray florets which are usually white.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Perennial herb

Max. Height
5.9 - 11.8 in (15 - 30 cm)

Flower Color
White, Yellow

Native Status
Natural Setting
Elevation ?
145' - 7068'

Annual Precip. ?
19.2" - 155.5"

Summer Precip. ?
1.54" - 5.84"

Coldest Month ?
32.7° F - 45.7° F

Hottest Month ?
51.0° F - 68.1° F

Humidity ?
0.29 vpd - 19.34 vpd

Landscaping Information
Common uses
Bee Gardens

Nursery Availability
Never or Almost Never Available

Other Names
Common Names
Siskiyou Fleabane Daisy

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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