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image: Dwarf Mountain Fleabane
Photograph from Lewis and Clark Herbarium/Academy of Natural Sciences
Dwarf Mountain Fleabane
(Alpine Daisy)

Erigeron compositus



First Noted by Expedition
September 26 to October 10, 1805, along the Clearwater River, Idaho.
 

Description
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.
 

Habitat
Gravelly, alpine slopes.
 

Range
Greenland to Alaska, south to Quebec and at high altitudes in the western states.
 

Note
Species information from enature.com
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