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Eurybia merita (Subalpine aster)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Eurybia merita

Eurybia merita (A. Nelson) G.L. Nesom

Subalpine Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Aster behringensis, Aster meritus, Aster richardsonii, Aster sibiricus ssp. richardsonii, Aster sibiricus var. giganteus, Aster sibiricus var. meritus, Eurybia sibirica var. gigantea

USDA Symbol: EUME17

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug


USA: ID , MT , OR , SD , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC

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National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Eurybia merita in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eurybia merita in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eurybia merita


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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