Mountain Daisy; Fleabane

Erigeron peregrinus is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common names subalpine fleabane and wandering daisy. This wildflower is native to western North America from California to Colorado to Alaska, where it grows in mountain meadows and talus. It is a perennial daisy reaching anywhere from 10 to over 40 centimeters in height. It has hairless to hairy leaves reaching up to 20 centimeters long at the base of the branching stem. The inflorescence has many glandular hairs and one to four flower heads, each one to two centimeters wide. The head has a center of golden yellow disc florets and a fringe of up to 100 ray florets in shades of purple or white.

Flower Family: Sunflower
Scientific Name: Erigeron peregrinus
Usual Color: Pink