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Snow Fleabane Daisy Back to Plant Page
Erigeron nivalis
  

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About Snow Fleabane Daisy (Erigeron nivalis) Erigeron nivalis is a North American species of flowering plant in the daisy family, called the northern daisy. It is widespread across much of western North America from Alaska east to Northwest Territories and south as far as California and New Mexico. Erigeron nivalis is a biennial or perennial herb up to 35 centimeters (14 inches) tall. The plant generally produces 1-8 flower heads per stem, each head with up to 70 white or pink ray florets surrounding numerous yellow disc florets. The species grows in rocky sites and meadows in open woods and subalpine areas.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Perennial herb

Max. Height
1.2 ft (0.37 m)

Flower Color
Pink, White

Native Status
Natural Setting
Elevation ?
6847' - 9176'

Annual Precip. ?
16.7" - 83.1"

Summer Precip. ?
1.49" - 3.66"

Coldest Month ?
23.7° F - 32.0° F

Hottest Month ?
42.8° F - 54.8° F

Humidity ?
1.85 vpd - 12.76 vpd

Landscaping Information
Common uses
Bee Gardens

Nursery Availability
Never or Almost Never Available


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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