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Erigeron wightii DC., Prodr. 5: 286. 1836. E. alpinus L. var. wight; (DC.) Hook.f., F. Brit. India 3: 255. 1881.

Herbs, stout, erect, hispid, greyish. Stems usually unbranched below. Radica1leaves many, oblong-lanceolate; cauline narrowed at base. Heads 5 - 7.5 cm across, few, long peduncled. Ligules many-seriate, pale purplish, as long as pappus. Achenes almost glabrous. Pappus copious.

Fl. & Fr. April - May

Distrib. India: W. Ghats, upto 2000 m. Tamil Nadu.


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