Calflora
Taxon  Report   9337    
Eurybia merita  (A. Nelson) G. L. Nesom
Subalpine aster
Eurybia merita
© © 2014 Richard Spellenberg
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Eurybia merita
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Eurybia merita
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Eurybia merita, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Eurybia merita
© 2014 Richard Spellenberg
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Eurybia
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Aster behringensis
PLANTS: Aster meritus
PLANTS: Aster richardsonii
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More information about  Eurybia merita
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (EUME17)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2018).