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Machaeranthera canescens (Hoary tansyaster)
Cressler, Alan

Machaeranthera canescens

Machaeranthera canescens (Pursh) A. Gray

Hoary Tansyaster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Dieteria canescens

USDA Symbol: MACA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


From the Image Gallery

6 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AZ , CA , CO , IA , ID , KS , MN , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , NY , OK , OR , SD , TX , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , SK

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

From the Archive

Wildflower Newsletter 1990 VOL. 7, NO.4 - Research Update, Wild-Collecting Endangers Natives, Director's Report, Maryland ...

Additional resources

USDA: Find Machaeranthera canescens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Machaeranthera canescens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Machaeranthera canescens


Record Modified: 2021-09-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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