Taxon  Report   1897 
Chaenactis fremontii  A. Gray
Fremont pincushion,  Pincushion flower
Chaenactis fremontii
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton
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Chaenactis fremontii
© 2003 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Chaenactis fremontii
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Chaenactis fremontii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Chaenactis fremontii
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Chaenactis
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Valley Grassland, Chaparral
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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