Asteraceae
Erigeron coulteri

Coulter's Daisy

Erect straight stems, sometimes branched above midstem, with basal and stem leaves. Leaves widely oblong, 2–5 in., hairy on upper side, smooth below, usually entire or with 2–6 pairs of shallow teeth. Lowest leaves have short petioles, the upper clasping stem. Flower head single (rarely up to 4), less than 1/2 in. across, atop stem with 45–140 white ray flowers, yellow disk. Found in streambanks, wet meadows, conifer forests, to treeline.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Mid Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 8--28 inches
  • Habitat: East-Side Forest, Subalpine, Meadow, Vernal Wet, Moist Riverbanks
  • Found In: Wallowas
  • Native: Yes