Validation requested for Crotalaria alata:
please find attached photos of Crotalaria alata found in Bettadapura hills, Piriyapattana taluk, Mysore District.
These were sighted above 100 ft asl on 11.12.2011, but none of the plant was in flower.
Requesting validation- as seen in photos, leaves are slight serratus; but floras doen’t describe it.

IT is Laggera alata

Asteraceae Fortnight Part 2-Discoid Heads: Laggera alata from Gori Valley- NS 14 : Attachments (7). 2 posts by 2 authors.
This tall, erect herb was shot from Gori Valley, near Munsiyari
kindly validate if this is Laggera alata (D.Don) Sch.-Bip.ex Oliver

ID Request for Asteraceae sp-1-04022014-PKA6 : 10 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (6 + 1).

This herb was spotted near Mullayangiri peak (at alt. of approx. 5500 – 6000ft).
Family: Asteraceae
Date/Time: 25-01-2014 / 11:40AM
Habitat: Wild (On the grassy slopes at high altitudes)
Plant habit: Herb ( 20 to 30cm)

Here is one more snap of the same plant..

Interesting plant. By the way which state it is??

Thanks …, Mullayangiri is the highest mountain peak in karnataka.

i have same plant as an ID request
this is woods near by a place called TUMKUR, 72km north of bangalore.
thank you in advance

baccharis pilularis?

…, beautiful images, this can be a Laggera species…

Thanks a lot … for the lead, it does look like Laggera sp..

Laggera alata Nanth.

Thanks … I was about to mark response from … to you,… Thanks again.

Laggera pterodonta(DC) Sch.Bip. ex Oliv. : Attachments (1). 1 post by 1 author.
Laggera pterodonta(DC) Sch.Bip. ex Oliv. Fam: Asteraceae

02/12/2011, Kolli hills 1300m altitude, TamilnaduErect herb about 60-70cm tall,Flowering

I think it should be Laggera alata (D.Don) Sch.Bip. ex Oliv. as per keys at BSI Flora of India with details & keys (Volume 13- 1995 



SK135OCT07-2016:ID : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)
Sharing some pictures for ID shot at Hattiban Kathmandu Nepal on 5 October 2014 at 5200 ft .

Please check for Laggera alata (Asteraceae) in eFI.

Flower heads are young in these pics.

Guess it is Laggera alata including SK134OCT07-2016:ID.
Just want to make sure which one of Laggera alata (D. Don) Sch. Bip. ex Oliv. or Laggera alata Nanth. is the correct ID.


SK134OCT07-2016:ID : 8 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)
Sharing some pictures for ID shot at Hattiban Kathmandu Nepal on 5 October 2014

There are chances of this being Laggera alata

Thank you for the ID. Is it Laggera alata (D. Don) Sch. Bip. ex Oliv. or Laggera alata Nanth.

Laggera alata (D. Don) Sch. Bip. ex Oliv. is listed in Nepal.

Shot today at same location after 2 years!

मनाग्रे झार Manaagra Jhaar

Shot today (31.12.16) at Santaneswor Mahadev, Lalitpur, Nepal at 4700 ft. Attachments (3)


272 ID wild plant: 11 images.
Please ID wild plant,
Location: near Ramakkalmedu, Thookkupalam, Kumily, Idukki Dist., Kerala
Altitude: 3000fsl
Flower date: 08.01.2022, 01.15pm
Habitat: wild, moisture, sunlight, sloppy
Plant habit: small shrub, erect, branches, semi-hard velvety grooved stem 02cm base circumference, lite aromatic, perennial
Height: 05 feet
Leaves: alternate, ovate, oblong, no petiole, serrated margins, velvety, lite aromatic, size:06×2cm, seems dry leaves as hanging
Flower: axillary, diameter:01cm, pink, lite fragrance
Camera: mobile Samsung Galaxy A21s

I guess Laggera alata (D.Don) C.Schultz ex Oliver

Yes, it is, dear …, thank you very much for ID my plant.


Laggera alata (D. Don) Sch. Bip. ex Oliv: 5 images.

Location: Shivapuri, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Altitude:  1456m.
Date: 13 November 2022      
Habit : Wild

Yes as per images at