Eucephalus
aster
4 species
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Eucephalus engelmanniiEngelmann's aster
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to Nevada, east to Alberta, Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado.
Habitat: Open woods and slopes, from foothills to high elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-September
Eucephalus glaucescensKlickitat aster
Distribution: Endemic to the Mt. Adams area on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington.
Habitat: Forest openings and meadows at low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-October
Eucephalus ledophyllusCascade aster
Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; northern Washington to California.
Habitat: Meadows and open woods, from middle elevations in the mountains to the subalpine.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-September
var. ledophyllus – Cascade aster
Eucephalus paucicapitatusOlympic Mountain aster
Distribution: Occurring in the Olympic Mountains in Washington; Vancouver Island, British Columbia to the Olympic Mountains in Washington.
Habitat: Open slopes, from middle to high elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-September