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Erigeron semibarbatus DC., Prodr. 5: 292. 1836. E. alpinus L. var. semibarbatus (DC.) Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 255. 1881.

Herbs, robust, hairy or hispid, erect, subsimple. Leaves oblong, mucronate, 5 x 1 cm, often 3-nerved; lower attenuate at base, glabrous; cauline leaves half amplexicaul or narrowed at base. Heads 1 - 5, 2.2 - 2.5 cm across or more; peduncles often thickened at top. Tube or ray florets with long hairs. Ligule blue, 160 - 180, ca 5 mm long. Disc florets tubular, ca 4 mm long. Achenes of ray florets villous. Pappus bristly at base, ca 5 mm long.

Fl. & Fr. July - Aug.

Distrib. India: W. Himalayas. Jammu & Kashmir.


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