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 JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Machaeranthera canescens ssp. canescens var. canescens
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Aster canescens
ICPN: Machaeranthera shastensis
ICPN: Machaeranthera shastensis var. montana
ICPN: Machaeranthera shastensis var. glossophylla
ICPN: Machaeranthera shastensis var. eradiata
ICPN: Machaeranthera linearis
ICPN: Machaeranthera leucanthemifolia
ICPN: Aster tephrodes
ICPN: Aster shastensis var. eradiatus
ICPN: Aster leucanthemifolius
ICPN: Machaeranthera tephrodes
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
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 20, 2018).

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