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Eurybia sibirica (Arctic aster)
Weyand, Phyllis

Eurybia sibirica

Eurybia sibirica (L.) G.L. Nesom

Arctic Aster, Siberian Wood-aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Aster sibiricus, Aster subintegerrimus

USDA Symbol: EUSI13

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

A short perennial with several leafy stems from a creeping rhizome. Robust plants may reach 16 in. in height, but typically the plants are no taller than 6 in. Flower heads occur singly or in few-flowered clusters above narrow leaves. Rays are purple.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: AK , ID , MT , WA
Canada: AB , BC , NT , NU , YT
Native Distribution: Circumboreal, s. in N. America to Mt. Baker, WA; the Wallowa Mts., OR; Sawtooth Mts., ID; Bighorn Mts., WY; & Uinta Mts., UT
Native Habitat: Rocky slopes, meadows, river flats & other open places

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Rocky soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available

Propagation

Description: Propagation is by division, cuttings or seed.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC UPL
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 sibirica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eurybia sibirica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eurybia sibirica

Metadata

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

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