Erigeron emodi I. M. Turner, Ann. Bot. Fenn. 53(5-6): 313 (2016) (syn: Aster bellidioides Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don; Aster bellidioides var. minor Wall.; Erigeron bellidioides (Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don) Benth. ex C. B. Cl.; Stenactis bellidioides (Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don) Nees);   
Pakistan to Assam; Assam, East Himalaya, Nepal, Pakistan, West Himalaya as per POWO;
Jammu & Kashmir (Kashmir), India (E- & NE-India, Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Sikkim, Meghalaya), Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan (Swat, Hazara, Murree) as per Catalogue of life;
Daisy Fleabane, Hairy Fleabane, Erigeron;
Perennial herb with lanceolate entire or toothed stalked basal leaves; stem leaves sessile, oblong, usually entire; heads solitary or few on long stalks, 1-2 cm across, ray florets slender, purple or white; involucre bracts long-pointed with papery margins.  

SK 3307 10 January 2022 – Asteraceae: 7 very high res. images.

Location: Latha Bhanjyang, Kathmandu
Altitude: 2000 m.
Date: 14 December 2021 
Habit : Wild

Maybe Erigeron emodi I. M. Turner (syn: Erigeron bellidioides (Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don) Benth. ex C. B. Clarke) as per POWO;

Another composite for ID from Churdhar-GS13012022-3: 6 very high res. images.
Here is another Composite for ID, photographed from Churdhar, Sirmor, Himachal Pradesh, 26-5-2015.

Last image also from same sp.??

Pl. check Erigeron.

Yes …, this have especially uploaded to show difference in Involucre bracts.

I think it is close to images at Erigeron annuus (L.) Pers. except for the last image.


Erigeron annuus seems alright but not E. multiradiatus which has much larger heads

But phyllaries do not match.

See phyllaries of E.annus from GBIF observations:

I think this is Erigeron emodi (heads solitary or few on long stalks compared to many in corymbose panicles in E.annuus) as per POWO specimen- one and two and three

I think phyllaries also match with the specimens above.
Flora of Bhutan gives the following keys:
4. Stems 15—45cm; involucres 1.5—2.5cm across; rays numerous. 120—200; ligules 8-15mm .  . .. 4. E. multiradiatus
+ Stems 10-15cm; involucres 1-1.5cm across; rays fewer. 50-100. ligules c 10mm . .. 5. E. bellidioides (syn. of Erigeron emodi I. M. Turner)

Yes …, I am also inclined towards E. bellidioides now E. emodi


Erigeron bellidioides, Duggalbitta Uttarakhand : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)
Erigeron bellidioides,
we saw this at Duggalbitta Uttarakhand
at an altitude of about 7,800 feet

in the first week of may 2018

amit asteraceaeuid 362011:
Sending photo of Erigeron sp? for identification collected from Kausani, Uttarakhand. Kindly help in identification

Asteraceae Week (Part I – Radiate heads) : :Hairy Fleabane :  Attachments (2). 2 posts by 2 authors.
Hairy Fleabane from Shimla (Dec-07)

Nice photographs


Asteraceae Fortnight : Part 1 – Radiate Heads : Erigeron For ID : Uttarakhand : 010513 : AK-1 : Attachments (2).  7 posts by 3 authors.
Erigeron seen growing wild in Nainital during my visit in March,2013.

Had posted on our group earlier.
Suggested ids earlier were E bellidioides, E annua and E karvinskianus.
Id please

I hope Erigeron bellidioides

Interesting … I did not read your three alternatives.

The suggested alternatives were given by you, … and … through a different thread posted earlier for id.


Wild Flower for ID : Nainital,Uttarakhand : 020413 : AK-3 : Attachments (2). 7 posts by 5 authors.
Wild flowers seen by the roadside in Nainital on 23/3/13.
Small plants growing wild with white flowers.
Family Asteraceae.

Looks like Erigeron bellidioides.

I hope Erigeron annua

It may be Erigeron karvinskianus, a common weed in high altitudes.

Most probably E.karvinskianus as mentioned by …

This was posted earlier by me and … had suggested Erigeron bellidioides.
I too had thought it looked like … id.
Wanted validation. So posted today under the Family Fortnight.
Thanks for confirming Erigeron bellidioides.
…, thanks to you for the right id.

Erigeron bellidioides (Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don) Benth. ex C. B. Clarke
Perennial herb with lanceolate entire or toothed stalked basal leaves; stem leaves sessile, oblong, usually entire; heads solitary or few on long stalks, 1-2 cm across, ray florets slender, purple or white; involucre bracts long-pointed with papery margins.
Photographed from Chakrata, Nainital and Naukuchiatal.



Asteraceae Week Part I-Radiate heads:: Plant for ID ? Pangot/Coprbett area SMP -23 :  1 correct image as above. 2 posts by 2 authors.
Widely observed on roadside from Nainital to Pangot in Jun 2009
For ID
Flower size 2-4cm. Small herb.

I hope Erigeron bellidioides.

I think 2nd picture is different from 1st & is not of Erigeron bellidioides (Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don) Benth. ex C.B.Clarke 

Location: Soureni, Mirik, India
Date: 21 April 2017
Altitude: 4400 ft.
Fwd: Erigeron annuus : 4 posts by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Sharing some pictures of E. annuus shot on the way to Nagarkot Nepal at 6000 ft. on 8 July 2016.

ID validation please !

Pl. check images at


Badrinath, Uttarakhand– June 2009; on the trekking route from Dhotre (2700 Mts from MSL) to Tonglu- March’10?;  Erigeron bellidiodes from Badrinath, Uttarakhand (150609SCS1) – indiantreepix | Google Groups Please help me identifying the trees and flowers!! – efloraofindia | Google Groups

Flowers for ID I Mukteshwar – indiantreepix | Google Groups : 2 images.
Pics from Mukteshwar. Please help with the IDs.

This is Erigeron karvinskianus.

I think should be Erigeron bellidiodes as per images and details herein.

Flower for Id -ID14082020SH1 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Flower for Id. Is this Erigeron bellidioides?
Location – Near Shimla
Date – August 2015

I also think matches with images and details at Erigeron bellidiodes

You are right.

Asteraceae Fortnight Part I-Radiate Heads: Erigeron annuus? from Chakrata- NS 67 : Attachments (3). 4 posts by 3 authors.
This one was again shot from Chakrata region..can this be Erigeron annuus?

Not E. annuus, I think

Erigeron emodi I.M.Turner Syn : Erigeron bellidioides (Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don) Benth. ex C.B.Clarke ??

I agree with you.




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