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Erigeron monticolus DC., Prodr. 5: 292. 1836; Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 255. 1881.


Herbs, perennial, glabrous or sparsely hairy, 8 - 16 cm high, usually scapigerous, sometimes branching. Radical leaves rosulate, obovate-lanceolate, acute at apex, subentire at margin. Heads solitary or few on slender scape like stem. Ligules many, twice as long as pappus.

Fl. & Fr. July - Aug.

Distrib. India: W. Himalayas, temperate to alpine regions. Jammu & Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh.

Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nepal.

Notes. No specimens of this species are available in Indian Herbaria.




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