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Eucephalus paucicapitatus

Eucephalus paucicapitatus (B.L. Rob.) Greene

Olympic Mountain Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Aster engelmannii var. paucicapitatus, Aster paucicapitatus

USDA Symbol: EUPA22

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 22 inches tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug


Canada: BC

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-02-26
Research By: CBR

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