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Dicoria canescens


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: Heliantheae
Subtribus: Ambrosiinae
Genus: Dicoria
Species: D. argentea – D. canescens



Dicoria Torr. & A.Gray, Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound. 2(1): 86–87, pl. 30. 1859.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southern Centraln USA
      • Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • California,
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northwest

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



Primary references


Vernacular names

English: twinbugs
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