Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Dieteria canescens (Pursh) Nuttall
(Purple Aster, Sand Daisy)
Machaeranthera canescens (Pursh) Gray
Dieteria canescens has slender purple rays and a yellow disc, like Dieteria bigelovii. Dieteria canescens has more rays than Dieteria bigelovii, and Dieteria canescens is a lower elevation species.
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Dieteria canescens, photo Russ Kleinman, Rt. 180 south of Tyrone, June 20, 2007
Dieteria canescens, achene, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, Pinos Altos, Oct. 4, 2007
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