Taxon  Report   10834    
Dieteria canescens  (Pursh) Nutt.  var. canescens 
Hoary aster
Dieteria canescens var. canescens
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Photos from
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Dieteria canescens var. canescens
© 2012 Steven Perry
Dieteria canescens var. canescens
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Dieteria canescens var. canescens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Dieteria canescens var. canescens
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Genus: Dieteria
Parent: Dieteria canescens
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Machaeranthera canescens ssp. canescens
ICPN: Machaeranthera canescens var. canescens
More information about  Dieteria canescens var. canescens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (Flora of North America)

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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