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Machaeranthera canescens ssp. glabra (Hoary tansyaster)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Machaeranthera canescens ssp. glabra

Machaeranthera canescens (Pursh) A. Gray ssp. glabra (A. Gray) B.L. Turner

Hoary Tansyaster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AZ , CO , KS , NE , NM , OK , SD , TX , UT , WY

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-29
Research By: TWC Staff

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