Dieteria canescens var. nebraskana
Sida 20: 1397. 2003.
Biennials or short-lived perennials. Stems usually 1, erect, canescent, sometimes sparsely stipitate-glandular; branches ascending. Mid leaf-blades lanceolate to linear-oblanceolate. Peduncles longer to shorter than involucres or 0 (heads sessile). Involucres broadly turbinate, (9–) 10–15 mm. Phyllaries in 5–10 series, reflexed, apices usually densely appressed-hairy, sometimes stipitate-glandular, then obscured by hairs. Ray-florets pistillate, fertile. Cypselae sparsely to moderately appressed-hairy. 2n = 8.
Phenology: Flowering Aug–Sep.
Habitat: Grasslands, pine forests, usually in sandy soil
Elevation: 1000–1500 m