Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Erigeron divergens Torrey & Gray
(Fleabane Daisy, Spreading Fleabane)
Erigeron accedens Greene
Erigeron divergens Torrey & Gray var. typicus Cronquist
Erigeron wootonii Rydberg
Erigeron divergens is a common lower elevation and city-dwelling herb. The heads are
2-3 centimeters in diameter and have narrow white rays with a yellow central disc. The herbage is grayish green with short spreading hairs of differing lengths. The leaves can be either pinnatifid or entire. Erigeron divergens can be quite variable in appearance.
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Erigeron divergens, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Knight Mtn., May 9, 2007
Erigeron divergens, closeup of stem and leaf, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, McMillen Campground, August 29, 2010
Erigeron divergens, closeup of inflorescence, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, McMillen Campground, August 29, 2010
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