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Eurybia radulina

Eurybia radulina (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom

Rough-leaf Wood-aster, Roughleaf Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Aster eliasii, Aster radulinus, Weberaster radulinus

USDA Symbol: EURA11

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

A 4-16 in. wood-aster with slightly zig-zagged stems. The leaves are covered with stiff, short hairs - thus the common name. Flower heads are borne in compact clusters. Ray flowers are lavender to purple, surrounding yellow centers.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep


Canada: BC
Native Distribution: Cascade region of WA to c. CA
Native Habitat: Woodlands

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Mesic soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available


Description: Start from seeds or pieces of the root crown.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA

Additional resources

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


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

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