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Erigeron pusillum Nutt., Gen. 2: 148. 1818. 'pusillus'; Balakr. in Bull. Bot. Surv. Ind. 16: 170. 1974.

Herbs or undershrubs, erects slender, 10 - 80 cm; stems smooth, glabrescent. Leaves cuneate at base, acute at apex, entire at margin, 4 - 6 x 0.2 - 0.5 cm, glabrous. Heads 30 - 50-flowered, in terminal and upper axillary panicles; peduncles slender, naked. Involucral bracts scarious margined with a purple spot near apex. Corolla white, 4-cleft; lobes obtusely triangular.

Fl. & Fr. April - Jan.

Distrib. India: N.E. Region, open grasslands, 500-1600 m. Meghalaya.

China, Japan and S. America.

Notes. Introduced from Tropical America.

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