Calflora
Taxon  Report   10838 
Dieteria canescens  (Pursh) Nutt.
Hoary aster
Dieteria canescens
© 2003 Michael Charters
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Dieteria canescens
© 2012 Richard Spellenberg
Dieteria canescens
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
Dieteria canescens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Dieteria canescens
© 2003 Michael Charters
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS accepted name: Machaeranthera canescens ssp. canescens var. canescens
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Aster canescens
TJM2: Machaeranthera shastensis
TJM2: Machaeranthera shastensis var. montana
TJM2: Machaeranthera shastensis var. glossophylla
TJM2: Machaeranthera shastensis var. eradiata
TJM2: Machaeranthera linearis
TJM2: Machaeranthera leucanthemifolia
TJM2: Aster tephrodes
TJM2: Aster shastensis var. eradiatus
TJM2: Aster leucanthemifolius
TJM2: Machaeranthera tephrodes
TJM2 + ICPN: Machaeranthera canescens
More information about  Dieteria canescens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (MACAC3)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 20, 2017).

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