Eurybia merita

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Eurybia merita
Eurybia merita


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Astereae
Subtribus: Machaerantherinae
Genus: Eurybia
Species: Eurybia merita


Eurybia merita (A.Nelson) G.L.Nesom, Phytologia 77: 260. 1995.


  • Basionym
    • Aster meritus A.Nelson in Bot. Gaz. 37: 268 (1904)
  • Homotypic
    • Aster richardsonii var. meritus (A.Nelson) Raup in Contr. Arnold Arbor. 6: 204 (1934)
    • Aster sibiricus var. meritus (A.Nelson) Raup in Sargentia 6: 240 (1947)
  • Heterotypic
    • Aster montanus var. arcticus Torr. & A.Gray in Fl. N. Amer. 2: 107 (1841)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
      • Canada (British Columbia), USA (California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

  • Nesom, G.L. 1994 publ. 1995. Review of the taxonomy of Aster sensu lato (Asteraceae: Astereae), emphasizing the New World species. Phytologia 77(3): 141–297. BHL Reference page. : 77: 260

Additional references[edit]

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Subalpine aster
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