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:
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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

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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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: Mar 19, 2018).

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