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Showy Daisy

Thin purple or lavendar rays in a composite head with a yellow center. This flower is very common in the mountains.  

The leaves are long thin and lance shaped that alternate up the stem. 

Wildflower Details

Scientific Name:Erigeron speciosus
Growing Season:All summer
Soil Type:Meadows and open areas
Other Names:

Showy Fleabane

Habitat:Montane, subalpine