Eucephalus
aster
4 species
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Eucephalus engelmanniiEngelmann's aster
Distribution: Distributed on both sides of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia south to Nevada, east to Alberta and south to Colorado.
Habitat: Open woods, foothills to high elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-September
Eucephalus glaucescensKlickitat aster
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; endemic (only occurring in) Washington.
Habitat: Forest openings and meadows at low to moderate elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-October
Eucephalus ledophyllusCascade aster
Distribution: Cascade Mountains from northern Washington to southern Oregon.
Habitat: Meadows and open woods, mid-elevations up to timberline in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-September
var. ledophyllus – Cascade aster
Eucephalus paucicapitatusOlympic Mountain aster
Distribution: Olympic Mountains of Washington and Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
Habitat: Open slopes, mid- to high elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-September