Dieteria canescens

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Dieteria 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: Astereae
Subtribus: Machaerantherinae
Genus: Dieteria
Species: Dieteria canescens
Varietates: D. c. var. ambigua – D. c. var. aristata –D. c. var. canescens – D. c. var. glabra – D. c. var. incana – D. c. var. leucanthemifolia – D. c. var. nebraskana – D. c. var. sessiliflora – D. c. var. ziegleri


Dieteria canescens (Pursh) Nutt., 1840


  • Homotypic
    • Aster biennis Nutt. in Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 2: 155 (1818), nom. illeg.
    • Aster canescens Pursh in Fl. Amer. Sept. 2: 547 (1813)
    • Aster multiflorus var. incanopilosus (Lindl.) Rydb. in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 3: 163 (1895)
    • Aster ramulosus var. incanopilosus Lindl. in W.J.Hooker, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 13 (1834)
    • Machaeranthera canescens (Pursh) A.Gray in Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. 3(5): 89 (1852)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Western Canada
      • Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan)
    • Regional: Southwestern U.S.A.
      • USA (Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico (Baja California Norte, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Sonora)

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


Vernacular names[edit]

English: hoary tansyaster, hoary-aster
中文: 灰菀
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