Diaperia prolifera

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Diaperia prolifera
Diaperia prolifera


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: Diaperia prolifera
Varieties: D. p. var. barnebyi – D. p. var. prolifera


Diaperia prolifera (Nutt. ex DC.) Nutt., 1840


  • Homotypic
    • Evax prolifera Nutt. ex DC. in Prodr. 5: 459 (1836)
    • Filago prolifera (Nutt. ex DC.) Britton in Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 5: 329 (1894)


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

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


  • 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. : 337


Vernacular names[edit]

English: big-head rabbit-tobacco
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