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Heterotheca  Cass.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 37652

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): false goldenaster [English]
    telegraph plant
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyAsteraceae  – sunflowers, tournesols  
                               GenusHeterotheca Cass. – false goldenaster, telegraph plant, telegraphplant  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Heterotheca barbata (Rydb.) Semple – Spokane false goldenaster 
                                  Species Heterotheca camporum (Greene) Shinners – lemonyellow false goldenaster 
                                  Species Heterotheca canescens (DC.) Shinners – hoary false goldenaster, gray goldaster, hoary falsegoldenaster 
                                  Species Heterotheca fulcrata (Greene) Shinners – rockyscree false goldenaster, rockyscree falsegoldenaster, mountain camphorweed 
                                  Species Heterotheca grandiflora Nutt. – telegraphweed, telegraph weed 
                                  Species Heterotheca inuloides Cass. – fancy falsegoldenaster 
                                  Species Heterotheca jonesii (S.F. Blake) S.L. Welsh & N.D. Atwood – Jones' false goldenaster 
                                  Species Heterotheca leptoglossa DC. – lacy falsegoldenaster 
                                  Species Heterotheca marginata Semple – Sonora false goldenaster 
                                  Species Heterotheca monarchensis York, Shevock & Semple – Sequoia false goldenaster 
                                  Species Heterotheca oregona (Nutt.) Shinners – Oregon false goldenaster 
                                  Species Heterotheca pumila (Greene) Semple – alpine false goldenaster 
                                  Species Heterotheca rutteri (Rothr.) Shinners – Rutter's false goldenaster 
                                  Species Heterotheca sessiliflora (Nutt.) Shinners – sessileflower false goldenaster 
                                  Species Heterotheca shevockii (Semple) Semple – Kern Canyon false goldenaster 
                                  Species Heterotheca stenophylla (A. Gray) Shinners – stiffleaf false goldenaster, stiffleaf falsegoldenaster 
                                  Species Heterotheca subaxillaris (Lam.) Britton & Rusby – camphorweed, golden aster 
                                  Species Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners – hairy false goldenaster, hairy goldaster, hairy goldenaster, hairy false goldaster 
                                  Species Heterotheca viscida (A. Gray) V.L. Harms – cliff false goldenaster, cliff falsegoldenaster 
                                  Species Heterotheca zionensis Semple – Zion false goldenaster 

  Expert: John C. Semple  
  Notes: Director of the WAT Herbarium, Professor in the Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1   
  Reference for: Heterotheca    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Asteraceae of North America Update, database (version 2010.5.13)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Update coordinated by the International Compositae Alliance (TICA) ( through the Smithsonian Institution in collaboration with the USDA National Plant Data Center   
  Reference for: Heterotheca   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Heterotheca   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Heterotheca   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Heterotheca   
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