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Machaeranthera tagetina
mesa tansyaster Aster Family
Machaeranthera tagetina Asteraceae
common names
  mesa tansyaster
  mesa tansy-aster
accepted scientific name
  Machaeranthera tagetina Greene
rules for finding collection records
  Aster tagetinus (3)
  Machaeranthera tagetina (331)
family name
Image Author: ©2012 Richard Spellenberg
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is .7 to 1.7 inches
Number of ray petals: 8 to 16
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of May thru 2nd week of December

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Photos
J. Reveal (12)
Cal Photos (15)
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Native Plant Status
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