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Erigeron kumaonensis (Vierh.) Wendelbo in Nytt Mag. B. 1. 62. 1952. Trimorpha kumaonensis Vierh. in Beih. B. Centralb. 19(2): 467.t.6.f. 1. 1906.

Herbs, perennial ca 40 cm high; branches 1 - 4, erect, uppermost extremely short, lower 4 - 12 cm long. Leaves remotely denticulate. Inflorescence compact. Heads medium. Ligules light blue, ca 6 - 9 mm long.

Fl. & Fr. July - Aug.

Distrib. India: W. Himalayas, alpine regions up to ca 4000 m. Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.

Pakistan and Nepal.

Notes. This species is closely allied to E. semibarbatus DC.

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