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Erigeron eximius
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Scientific classification
Genus:
Erigeron
Species:
eximius
Synonyms
  • Erigeron apiculatus Greene 1912 not Benth. 1845
  • Erigeron eldensis Greene
  • Erigeron superbus Greene ex Rydb.

Erigeron eximius is a North American species of flowering plants in the daisy family known by the common name spruce-fir fleabane.

Erigeron eximius is native to the western United States. It is found in alpine meadows and in openings in aspen and spruce/fir forests in Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, and western Texas.

Erigeron eximius is a perennial herb up to 60 centimeters (2 feet) in height, spreading by means of underground rhizomes. Each stem can produce 1-15 flower heads, each with as many as 80 blue or lavender ray florets surrounding numerous yellow disc florets.

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