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Machaeranthera pinnatifida (Hook.) Shinners ssp. pinnatifida var. pinnatifida
lacy tansyaster

General Information
Symbol: MAPIP4
Group: Dicot
Family: Asteraceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 3: 379. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc. Usage Requirements.



Symbol Scientific Name
AMSP5 Amellus spinulosus Pursh, non Machaeranthera spinulosus Greene
ASPI10 Aster pinnatifidus (Hook.) Kuntze
DISP5 Dieteria spinulosa (Pursh) Nutt.
DIPI4 Diplopappus pinnatifidus Hook.
ERAU5 Eriocarpum australe Greene
ERSP14 Eriocarpum spinulosum (Pursh) Greene
ERWO Eriocarpum wootonii Greene
HACO6 Haplopappus coulteri Harv. & A. Gray ex A. Gray
HASP3 Haplopappus spinulosus (Pursh) DC.
HASPA Haplopappus spinulosus (Pursh) DC. ssp. australis (Greene) H.M. Hall
HASPC Haplopappus spinulosus (Pursh) DC. ssp. cotulus (Small) H.M. Hall
HASPL Haplopappus spinulosus (Pursh) DC. ssp. laevis (Wooton & Standl.) H.M. Hall
HASPC2 Haplopappus spinulosus (Pursh) DC. var. canescens A. Gray
HASPG3 Haplopappus spinulosus (Pursh) DC. var. glaber A. Gray
HASPT Haplopappus spinulosus (Pursh) DC. var. turbinellus (Rydb.) S.F. Blake
HATE5 Haplopappus texensis R.C. Jacks.
MAAU4 Machaeranthera australis (Greene) Shinners
MALA12 Machaeranthera laevis (Wooton & Standl.) Shinners
MAPI5 Machaeranthera pinnata (Nutt.) Shinners
MATE12 Machaeranthera texensis (R.C. Jacks.) Shinners
SIAU5 Sideranthus australis (Greene) Rydb.
SICO10 Sideranthus cotula Small
SILA12 Sideranthus laevis Wooton & Standl.
SIMA9 Sideranthus machaerantherus Small
SIPU6 Sideranthus puberulus Rydb.
SISP4 Sideranthus spinulosus (Pursh) Sweet ex Rydb.
SITU3 Sideranthus turbinellus Rydb.
SIWO Sideranthus wootonii (Greene) Standl.
STPI4 Starkea pinnata Nutt.


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae – Aster family
Genus Machaeranthera Nees – tansyaster
Species Machaeranthera pinnatifida (Hook.) Shinners – lacy tansyaster
Subspecies Machaeranthera pinnatifida (Hook.) Shinners ssp. pinnatifida – lacy tansyaster
Variety Machaeranthera pinnatifida (Hook.) Shinners ssp. pinnatifida var. pinnatifida – lacy tansyaster

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