Taxon  Report   10833    
Dieteria asteroides  Torr.
Hoary aster
Dieteria asteroides
© 2017 John Doyen
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Dieteria asteroides
© 2016 Keir Morse
Dieteria asteroides
© 2016 Keir Morse
Dieteria asteroides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Dieteria asteroides
© 2013 Richard Spellenberg
Genus: Dieteria
Subspecies and Varieties:
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Machaeranthera asteroides var. asteroides

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Machaeranthera asteroides
More information about  Dieteria asteroides
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).