Aster canescens Pursh

, Fl. Amer. Sept. (Pursh) 2: 547 (1813).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Flora Americae Septentrionalis; or, a Systematic Arrangement and Description of the Plants of North America
2: 547
Date of Publication
Dec 1813
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
T.Nuttall s.n.
Type Herbaria
null BM
Distribution Of Types
Banks of the Missouri (vicinity of Fort Mandon), North Dakota (North-Central U.S.A., Northern America)


Basionym of
Machaeranthera canescens D.C.Eaton
Nomenclatural link
Dieteria canescens (Pursh) Nutt., Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc. ser. 2, 7: 300 (1840).
Nomenclatural link
Machaeranthera canescens (Pursh) A.Gray, Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. 3(art. 5): 89 (1852).
Replaced synonym of
Aster biennis Nutt., Gen. N. Amer. Pl. [Nuttall]. 2: 155 (1818), nom. illeg.
Same citation as
Aster canescens Pursh, Fl. Amer. Sept. (Pursh) 2: 547 (1813).