Erigeron speciosus (Aspen daisy)

Also called Aspen fleabane. Native perennial with lavender to blue flowers and yellow centers, blooming June to September. Occurs on well-drained to clay soils in moist meadows, streambanks and openings of aspen, spruce and fir; up to 12,000 ft. elevation. Pollinated by native bees.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Asteraceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Forb/herb/subshrub

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: 

Mature Height: 12-24 in.

Bloom Color: Lavender to white

Bloom Period: June-September

Annual Precipitation:  in.

Drought Tolerance: Low

Shade Tolerance: Medium

Elevation:

Wetland Indicator Status:

Fire Resistance:

Fire Tolerance:

Nitrogen fixation: None

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

Salinity Tolerance: 

CaCO3 Tolerance:

pH Range: 6.1-7.8


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 1,600,000

Seeding Rate: 1 PLS lbs/acre

Season: Fall/Spring

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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