(Erigeron aequifolius )
Photo Copyright Rick York and CNPS
Description: Perennial rhizomatous herb. Stems 4-8 inches (1-2dm) tall. Leaves oblanceolate (reversed spear-shape) with smooth edges, 1/4 - 3/4 inches (5-20mm) long, 1/16 - 1/8 inch (1.5-3mm) wide. Inflorescence is a radiate head. Disks are 5/16 - 1/2 inch (8-13mm) wide. Each flower contains 14-30, lavender or light blue ray flowers, 1/4 inch (5-6mm) long. Fruit is a slightly hairy achene.
Habitat: Dry ridges, rock ledges, crevices.
Flowering Period: Blooms July - August.
Status: BLM Sensitive, California Native Plant Society List 1B