Engelmann Aster
Eucephalus engelmannii
Asteraceae (Aster Family) 

Home    Plant Index    Details    

Guardsman Pass Road - Rock Turnout - 9400 feet - 17 July 2015

Logan Canyon - 13 July 2011
engelmanni stems and leaves - Logan Canyon,

Big Cottonwood Canyon, September 9, 2011 - Salt Lake County, Utah
Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah
Photo Details - ŠNicky Davis

Up to 5 feet tall when growing by a stream in the canyons above 6000 feet. This flower  has less than 20 white petals each which are up to 1 inch long. The flowers bloom from July to September.  The leaves are  lance shaped.

For photos of a butterfly larva that uses this plant as a host plant, click on

Northern Checkerspot - Chlosyne palla flavula
Northern Checkerspot - Chlosyne palla eremita
Rockslide Checkerspot- Specimen - Chlosyne damoetas
Rockslide Checkerspot - Immatures - Chlosyne whitneyi

Back to Top