Geraea canescens

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Geraea canescens
Geraea 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: Enceliinae
Genus: Geraea
Species: Geraea canescens


Geraea canescens Torr. & A.Gray


  • Heterotypic
    • Encelia eriocephala A.Gray in Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 8: 657 (1873)
    • Encelia eriocephala var. paniculata A.Gray in Syn. Fl. N. Amer. 1(2): 282 (1884)
    • Geraea canescens var. paniculata S.F.Blake in Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 49: 357 (1913)
    • Simsia canescens A.Gray in Mem. Amer. Acad. Arts, n.s., 4(1): 85 (1849)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • USA (Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah)
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico (Baja California Norte, Sonora)

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



Vernacular names[edit]

English: hairy desertsunflower, desert-gold
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