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Erigeron glaucus is native to California and Oregon; the distribution in California includes the North Coast, Central Coast, Outer South Coast Ranges, northern Channel Islands. Preferred habitats of this wildflower are coastal bluffs, dunes and beaches at elevations less than 20 meters.

Also known as the Seaside daisy, this perennial is five to thirty centimeters, emanating from a thick rhizome base. The plant is more or less decumbent and generally branched near mid-stem. The glandular to densely spreading, hairy Leaves are thick, two to 13 cm long; the leaves are widely obovate to spoon-shaped, and cauline. The inflorescence: heads, numbering one to fifteen, are 15 to 35 mm in diameter and manifest white to purple or blue coloration.


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