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Cutleaf daisy (Erigeron compositus)
The cutleaf daisy (Erigeron compositus) is a widespread montane wildflower generally found in rocky habitats. This perennial herb is also known as dwarf mountain fleabane and cutleaf fleabane. Fleabanes (genus Erigeron) are so named due to the belief that they repel or kill fleas.
Cutleaf daisy (Erigeron compositus). Eldorado National Forest, Sierra Nevada, El Dorado County, California.
Next Plant: Subalpine fleabane (Erigeron glacialis var. glacialis)
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