Photograph from Lewis and Clark Herbarium/Academy of Natural Sciences
Dwarf Mountain Fleabane (Alpine Daisy)
September 26 to October 10, 1805, along the Clearwater River, Idaho.
A dwarf, cushionlike plant with compact mounds of woolly, pinnately divided leaves. Short flower stalks rise from the matte leaves and bear a single miniature, white, pink, or bluish, daisylike flower with a yellow center.
Gravelly, alpine slopes.
Greenland to Alaska, south to Quebec and at high altitudes in the western states.