Erigeron kachinensis

S. L. Welsh & M. O. Moore

Proc. Utah Acad. Sci. 45: 231. 1968.

Common names: Kachina fleabane
EndemicConservation concern
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 308. Mentioned on page 272.

Perennials, 6–18 cm; taprooted, caudices branches relatively short or long, sometimes relatively thick. Stems usually decumbent to ascending, (bases greenish) glabrous, eglandular. Leaves basal (persistent) and cauline; basal (bases greenish) blades oblanceolate to obovate or spatulate (often folding), 13–50 × 2–13 mm, cauline reduced distally, margins entire, faces glabrous, eglandular. Heads 1–4. Involucres 3.2–4 × 5–6 mm. Phyllaries in 2–3 series (often purplish, at least at tips, erect, apices appressed), glabrous, minutely glandular. Ray-florets 10–15; corollas white or pinkish, 3.5–5.5 mm, laminae reflexing. Disc corollas 2.6–3 mm. Cypselae 1.8–2 mm, 2-nerved, faces sparsely strigose; pappi: outer of setae, inner of 12–14 (stramineous, dull) bristles.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Aug.
Habitat: Seeps, springs, wet sandy soils and sandstone crevices, often in hanging gardens, aspen, ponderosa pine
Elevation: 1400–2600 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Erigeron kachinensis is in the Center for Plant Conservation’s National Collection of Endangered Plants.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
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not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually triangular +  and linear +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
paniculiform +, corymbiform +  and loose +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Guy L. Nesom +
S. L. Welsh & M. O. Moore +
1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
oblanceolate +  and obovate or spatulate +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
decurrent +
linear;lanceolate oblanceolate or spatulate +
rugulose +  and muricate +
Kachina fleabane +
not 2-lipped +  and actinomorphic +
pinkish +  and white +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.55 cm5.5 mm <br />0.0055 m <br />) +
beaked +, 2-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
subterete +, oblong +  and oblong-obovoid compressed +
fertile +  and bisexual +
0.26 cm2.6 mm <br />0.0026 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Colo. +  and Utah. +
1400–2600 m +
strigose +  and glabrous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Seeps, springs, wet sandy soils and sandstone crevices, often in hanging gardens, aspen, ponderosa pine +
disciform +  and discoid +
in loose , corymbiform or paniculiform arrays +  and singly +
indeterminate +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
0.32 cm3.2 mm <br />0.0032 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
turbinate;hemispheric +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
petiolate +  and sessile +
cauline +  and basal +
erect;spreading +
deltate +
Not (?) +  and Scarious (?) +
2-carpellate +
Flowering Jun–Aug. +
3-nerved +  and 1-nerved +
narrowly elliptic +  and linear-lanceolate +
Proc. Utah Acad. Sci. +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
exalbuminous +
Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
prostrate +  and decumbent +
usually decumbent +  and ascending +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +  and smooth +
Achaetogeron +  and Trimorpha +
Erigeron kachinensis +
Erigeron +
species +
inflated +  and tubular +
90 cm900 mm <br />0.9 m <br /> (100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br />) +
6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br /> (18 cm180 mm <br />0.18 m <br />) +
tree +, shrub +  and subshrub +