[Fleabanes & Daisies: The Genus Erigeron East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

White Cushion Fleabane, Snake River Daisy

Erigeron disparipilus

Snake River Daisy, White Cushion Fleabane: Erigeron disparipilus - Snake River Daisy, White Cushion Fleabane: Erigeron disparipilus - Snake River Daisy, White Cushion Fleabane: Erigeron disparipilus

Snake River daisy as seen in southern Asotin County, Washington.........June 2, 2017.

Flower head of Snake River Daisy, White Cushion Fleabane: Erigeron disparipilus

The photo above shows a close-up of a flower head of Snake River daisy. Note the white rays which typically number between 30 and 60 with rays from 1.5-2.3 mm wide. Photographed in the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area of northern Wallowa County in northeastern Oregon.........June 26, 2008.


Involucral bracts of Snake River Daisy, White Cushion Fleabane: Erigeron disparipilus

The photo above shows a close-up of the hairy stem and involucral bracts of Snake River Daisy. Note the long, spreading hairs on the involucral bracts and stem. Photographed in the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area of northern Wallowa County in northeastern Oregon.........June 26, 2008.

Snake River Daisy, White Cushion Fleabane: Erigeron disparipilus

The photo above shows the leafy stem of Snake River daisy typically capped by a single flower head. Photographed in the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area of northern Wallowa County in northeastern Oregon.........June 26, 2008.

Stem leaf and stem hairs of Snake River Daisy, White Cushion Fleabane: Erigeron disparipilus

The photo above showa close-up one of the spreading hairs on the stem and a stem leaf of Snake River Daisy. Photographed in the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area of northern Wallowa County in northeastern Oregon........June 26, 2008.

Snake River Daisy, White Cushion Fleabane: Erigeron disparipilus

The photo above shows Snake River daisy as seen in the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area of northern Wallowa County in northeastern Oregon........June 26, 2008. Plants typically look like either dwarf yellow daisy (Erigeron chrysopsidis) or desert yellow daisy (Erigeron linearis) in form, but with white ray flowers instead of the yellow ones of the previous two species.


Snake River Daisy, White Cushion Fleabane: Erigeron disparipilus - Snake River Daisy, White Cushion Fleabane: Erigeron disparipilus

Snake River Daisy, White Cushion Fleabane: Erigeron disparipilus - Snake River Daisy, White Cushion Fleabane: Erigeron disparipilus

Flower head of Snake River Daisy, White Cushion Fleabane: Erigeron disparipilus - Involucral bracts of Snake River Daisy, White Cushion Fleabane: Erigeron disparipilus

Snake River Daisy, White Cushion Fleabane: Erigeron disparipilus - Snake River Daisy, White Cushion Fleabane: Erigeron disparipilus

Snake River daisy as seen in southern Asotin County, Washington.........June 11, 2013.


Paul Slichter