Calflora
Taxon  Report   10837    
Dieteria canescens  (Pursh) Nutt.  var. shastensis  (A. Gray) D. R. Morgan & R. L. Hartm.
Shasta aster
Dieteria canescens var. shastensis
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Dieteria canescens var. shastensis
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Dieteria canescens var. shastensis
© 2004 Steve Matson
Dieteria canescens var. shastensis, 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. shastensis
© 2010 Keir Morse
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Dieteria
Parent: Dieteria canescens
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland, Subalpine Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

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

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

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

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 10, 2018).

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