Tidy fleabane

Erigeron concinnus

Erigeron concinnus (Tidy Fleabane) is a perennial flowering plant in the family Asteraceae, native to the dry mountains of the Mojave Desert around Death Valley in southeast California, north and east to Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico; in its California range, it grows at altitudes of 1200-1800 m.

It grows in sandy to rocky soils, and can reach a height of 6-16 cm. The leaves are 2-6 cm long, lanceolate to linear, broadest near the rounded apex. The flowers are in a tight inflorescence 7-11 mm diameter, with white, pink, or blue ray florets and yellow disk florets.

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