Dieteria canescens var. canescens (Pursh) Nutt.

Sokoloff, Paul C., Freebury, Colin E., Hamilton, Paul B. & Saarela, Jeffery M., 2016, The " Martian " flora: new collections of vascular plants, lichens, fungi, algae, and cyanobacteria from the Mars Desert Research Station, Utah, Biodiversity Data Journal 4, pp. 8176-8176: 8176

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Dieteria canescens var. canescens (Pursh) Nutt.


Dieteria canescens var. canescens (Pursh) Nutt.  


Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordNumber: 366; recordedBy: Sokoloff, Paul C.; Taxon: scientificName: Dieteriacanescens(Pursh)Nutt.var.canescens; kingdom: Plantae; phylum: Angiosperms; class: Eudicots; order: Asterales; family: Asteraceae; genus: Dieteria; specificEpithet: canescens; infraspecificEpithet: canescens; taxonRank: Variety; scientificNameAuthorship: (Pursh) Nutt.; Location: continent: North America; country: United States of America; countryCode: USA; stateProvince: Utah; county: Wayne County; municipality: Hanksville; locality: Mars Desert Research Station ; verbatimLocality: Parking lot of Burpee Dinosaur Quarry, end of Cow Dung Road; verbatimElevation: 1377 m; verbatimLatitude: 38°27'8.24"N; verbatimLongitude: 110°47'27.384"W; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 50; Identification: identifiedBy: Sokoloff, Paul C.; dateIdentified: 2015; Event: verbatimEventDate: September 19, 2015; habitat: Dry sandstone bluffs; Record Level: institutionID: CMN; collectionID: CAN 607522; basisOfRecord: Preserved Specimen GoogleMaps  


This species was recorded for the nearby San Rafael Swell as Machaeranthera canescens   (Pursh) Gray ( Harris 1983); the currently accepted name for this taxon is Dieteria canecens   ( Morgan 2006) based on molecular analysis and reclassification of the polyphyletic genus Machaeranthera   ( Morgan et al. 2009).

Supplemental File: CAN 607552 (Suppl. material 31).