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Scabland Fleabane
Erigeron bloomeri
About Scabland Fleabane (Erigeron bloomeri) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Erigeron bloomeri is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common name scabland fleabane. It is native to the slopes, meadows, and hillsides of the western United States. This wildflower is a short, small perennial daisy forming clumps over a taproot. It has mostly basal leaves several centimeters long which may be densely hairy to nearly hairless. Atop the short erect stems are flower clusters holding single flower heads. Each head is one or two centimeters wide and is packed with golden yellow disc florets, with no ray florets.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

6 in tall

Flower Color
Flower Color

Wildlife Supported

Landscaping Information
Part Shade

Common uses
Common uses
Bee Gardens

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Rocky slopes, lava beds, meadows

Annual Precipitation: 7.2" - 103.0", Summer Precipitation: 0.52" - 3.71", Coldest Month: 25.7" - 45.7", Hottest Month: 47.1" - 66.7", Humidity: 0.36" - 20.55", Elevation: 51" - 9002"

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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