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Cut Leaved Daisy
Erigeron compositus
  
About Cut Leaved Daisy (Erigeron compositus) 1 Nurseries Carry This Plant Erigeron compositus is an Arctic and alpine species of fleabane in the daisy family. Common names include dwarf mountain fleabane, cutleaf daisy, and trifid mountain fleabaneErigeron compositus has been found in the Russian Far East (Wrangel Island and Chukotka), Alaska, Greenland, much of Canada (all 3 Arctic territories plus British Columbia, all 3 Prairie Provinces, Quebec, Newfoundland, and Nova Scotia), and the western United States (from the Pacific Coast as far east as the Dakotas, Colorado, and New Mexico).
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

Size
Size
0.5 - 1 ft tall

Form
Form
Mounding

Growth Rate
Growth Rate
Moderate

Flower Color
Flower Color
White, Yellow

Flowering Season
Flowering Season
Spring

Wildlife Supported
 


Landscaping Information
Sun
Sun
Part Shade

Nurseries
Nurseries

Soil Description
Soil Description
Adaptable, tolerant of sand, loam and clay

Common uses
Common uses
Groundcovers, Bee Gardens

Sunset Zones
Sunset Zones?
1, 2, 3*, 6, 7*, 14*, 15*, 16*, 18*

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Rocky slopes, crevices, talus

Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 7.6" - 120.2", Summer Precipitation: 0.33" - 4.08", Coldest Month: 16.0" - 52.0", Hottest Month: 36.2" - 79.3", Humidity: 0.48" - 26.19", Elevation: 74" - 14460"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Cut-leaved Daisy, Cutleaf 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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