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Erigeron_elegantulus

Erigeron elegantulus

Erigeron elegantulus is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common names blue dwarf fleabane and volcanic daisy. It is an uncommon plant native to the Modoc Plateau and surroundings in northeastern California and southeastern Oregon, where it grows on the rocky volcanic soils of the region. This wildflower is a small perennial daisy forming patches of narrow, hard, pointed leaves a few centimeters long in shades of green to white. The erect stems are up to 15 centimeters in height and each hold a single flower head less than a centimeter wide. The head has a center of yellow disc florets and a fringe of ray florets which may be blue, purple, or pink.

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