Erigeron clokeyi var. pinzliae
Sida 21: 28. 2004.
Leaves uniformly hispidulous to hirsutulous (hairs spreading to spreading-arching, stiff). Cypselae 1.8–2 mm. 2n = 18.
Phenology: Flowering Jun–Sep.
Habitat: Dry, rocky habitats, dry meadows, sometimes with sagebrush or mountain mahogany, common in treeless areas, often with yellow, bristlecone, or limber pine
Elevation: 2200–3500 m
Calif., Nev., Utah.
Variety pinzliae is found in California, central Nevada, and west-central Utah. It apparently is discontinuously different from var. clokeyi and might be better treated at specific rank. Its relationship to Erigeron pygmaeus should be studied in such a consideration.