Page author: David Giblin
Eurybia merita
subalpine aster

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Montana, Wyoming, Utah, and the northern Great Plains.

Habitat: Open, mesic or dry, rocky areas in the subalpine.

Flowers: July-September

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Threatened in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Eurybia merita (A. Nelson) G.L. Nesom
Publication: Phytologia. 77: 260. 1995.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Aster meritus A. Nelson
Aster sibiricus L. ssp. meritus (A. Nelson) G.W. Douglas [ILBC1]
Aster sibiricus L. var. meritus (A. Nelson) Raup [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Eurybia merita in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Eurybia merita checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Eurybia merita atlas page.

CalPhotos: Eurybia merita photos.

USDA Plants: Eurybia merita information.

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