Erigeron emodi – Himalayan Daisy

Other notes

Natural History: A perennial prostrate herb native to Himalayas. Long-stalked flowers emerge from the foliage from April to October. Flowers are initially white and turn pink with age (Flowers of India, 2022).


Note: Aster alpinus L. is not found in Indian subcontinent or south Asia (POWO, 2022).



WFO (2022): World Flora Online. Accessed on 28 Dec 2022. URL:

Flowers of India (2022). Accessed on 28 Dec 2022. URL:

POWO (2022): Plants of the World Online. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Accessed on 28 Dec 2022. URL:

Page citation

Churi, P. and Kawthankar, N. 2024. Erigeron emodi I.M.Turner – Himalayan Daisy. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL:, accessed 2024/05/24.