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Diaperia verna


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Gnaphalieae
Subtribus: Gnaphaliinae
Genus: Diaperia
Species: D. candida – D. prolifera – D. verna


Diaperia Nutt., 1840


  • Heterotypic
    • Calymmandra Torr. & A.Gray in Fl. N. Amer. 2: 262 (1842)
    • Filaginopsis Torr. & A.Gray in Fl. N. Amer. 2: 263 (1842)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina
    • Regional: Central USA
      • Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

  • Nuttall, T. 1840. Descriptions of new species and genera of plants in the natural order of the Compositae, collected in a tour across the continent to the Pacific, a residence in Oregon, and a visit to the Sandwich Islands and upper California, during the years 1834 and 1835. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, held at Philadelphia, for promoting useful knowledge, n.s.[new series][ser. 2], 7: 283–453. BHL Reference page. : 7: 337


Vernacular names[edit]

English: rabbit's tobacco, dwarf cudweed
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