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Brewer's Fleabane Back to Plant Page
Erigeron breweri

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About Brewer's Fleabane (Erigeron breweri) Erigeron breweri is a North American species of flowering plants in the daisy family known by the common name Brewer's fleabane. Erigeron breweri is native to the western United States in the States of California and Nevada, where it grows in many varied habitats, from mountains to grassland and desert. It is a perennial herb reaching anywhere from 10 to 70 centimeters (4-28 inches) in height with evenly spaced small leaves along its hairy stems. The flower heads are around one centimeter (0. 4 inches) wide with centers of golden yellow or greenish disc florets and most heads have a fringe of purple ray florets.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Perennial herb

Max. Height
0.33 - 2.3 ft (0.1 - 0.7 m)

Flower Color
Lavender, Yellow, Green

Native Status

Natural Setting
Elevation ?
300' - 12554'

Annual Precip. ?
4.9" - 69.9"

Summer Precip. ?
0.25" - 4.21"

Coldest Month ?
19.0° F - 54.1° F

Hottest Month ?
41.1° F - 79.8° F

Humidity ?
0.74 vpd - 31.58 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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