Alternatively: Aster falconeri (Clarke) Hutch.

Common name: Alpine daisy / Alpine fleabane

Family: Compositae

Synonyms: Erigeron alpinum L. and others (see: for crowdsourced information, but confirm across other sources)

Information: Perennial herb found in the subalpine and alpine zone of mountainous regions in Europe and Asia. In the Karakoram, most common on north-facing aspects in mesic soils as well as well-drained rocky slopes. Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions.

Photo: North facing aspect at the north edge of the Deosai Plateau at an approx. elevation of 4000 m. N. Hewitt, July 2016.


Sources and additional resources:


Plant List: Accessed Aug 3, 2020.

Tropicos e-flora:


Deosai Plateau with Alpine daisy, Cerastium, and other species.