Eutrochium maculatum var. bruneri
Sida 21: 902. 2004.
Plants 60–150 cm. Stems densely puberulent throughout (glabrescent at bases). Leaves: petioles pubescent to glabrescent; blades lance-elliptic to lanceolate or lance-ovate, usually 6–17 × 1.5–5(–7) cm, relatively firm, bases gradually or abruptly narrowed, abaxial faces densely hairy (hairs relatively short, spreading); distalmost whorls of leaves directly subtending heads, not surpassing heads. Phyllaries mostly glabrescent, outer sometimes densely pubescent.
Phenology: Flowering summer–fall.
Habitat: Stream and canal banks, wet meadows, bogs, and seeps, calcareous soils
Elevation: 200–2500 m
Alta., B.C., Man., Ont., Sask., Ariz., Colo., Idaho, Iowa, Kans., Mich., Minn., Mo., Nebr., N.Mex., N.Dak., S.Dak., Utah, Wash., Wis., Wyo.