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Rough Leaved Aster
Eurybia radulina
About Rough Leaved Aster (Eurybia radulina) 3 Nurseries Carry This Plant Eurybia radulina (formerly Aster radulinus), commonly known as the roughleaf aster, is an herbaceous perennial in the composite family. It is native to western North America, where it is present primarily west of the Cascade Range in both Canada (British Columbia including Vancouver Island) and the United States (Washington, Oregon, and California including the Channel Islands).
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

2.3 ft tall

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 1 confirmed , 3 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Part Shade


Common uses
Common uses
Butterfly Gardens, Bee Gardens

Sunset Zones
Sunset Zones?
1, 2, 4*, 5*, 6*, 7*, 8, 9, 10, 14*, 15*, 16*, 17*, 18*, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Dry areas

Annual Precipitation: 12.1" - 122.2", Summer Precipitation: 0.15" - 4.23", Coldest Month: 28.3" - 52.1", Hottest Month: 47.3" - 77.0", Humidity: 0.29" - 25.35", Elevation: 30" - 8910"

Alternative Names
Botanical Names: Aster radulinus
Common Names: Rough-leaved Aster, Roughleaf Aster

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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