Calflora
Taxon  Report   1890    
Chaenactis artemisiifolia  (Harv. & A. Gray) A. Gray
Artemisia leaved chaenactis,  White pincushion
Chaenactis artemisiifolia
© 2003 Charles E. Jones
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Chaenactis artemisiifolia
© 2014 Keir Morse
Chaenactis artemisiifolia
© 2014 Keir Morse
Chaenactis artemisiifolia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Chaenactis artemisiifolia
© 2003 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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More information about  Chaenactis artemisiifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHAR)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 19, 2018).

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