Erigeron peregrinus (Pursh) Greene
FamilyCompositae — APG family: Asteraceae
SynonymsAster tilesii Wikstr., Aster unalaschkensis Less., Aster peregrinus Pursh
Common namecoastal fleabane
DescriptionStem single, from short, stout caudex, more or less villous, mostly very leaty; leaves oblanceolate to spatulate, glabrous or somewhat villous, ciliate in margin, reduced above; heads solitary; involucral bracts villous on back with viscid hairs, ciliate in margin; ligules white, pink, purplish, or blue; pappus tawny.
Closely related taxa occur in eastern Asia. Specimens with reduced upper leaves have been called var. Dawsonii Greene.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.