Taxon  Report   10838    
Dieteria canescens  (Pursh) Nutt.
Hoary aster
Dieteria canescens
© 2003 Michael Charters
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
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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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Dieteria canescens
© 2003 Michael Charters

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Machaeranthera canescens ssp. canescens var. canescens

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Aster canescens
ICPN: Machaeranthera shastensis var. montana
ICPN: Machaeranthera shastensis var. glossophylla
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More information about  Dieteria 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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).