Taxon  Report   5277    
Machaeranthera tanacetifolia  (Kunth) Nees
Tanseyleaf tansyaster,  Tansy leaved aster
Machaeranthera tanacetifolia
© 2005 James M. Andre
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Machaeranthera tanacetifolia
© 2012 Richard Spellenberg
Machaeranthera tanacetifolia
© 2014 Ron Wolf
Machaeranthera tanacetifolia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Machaeranthera tanacetifolia
© 2005 James M. Andre
Genus: Machaeranthera
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Aster tanacetifolius
PLANTS: Machaeranthera coronopifolia
PLANTS: Machaeranthera parthenium
More information about  Machaeranthera tanacetifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).