Taxon  Report   1900 
Chaenactis glabriuscula  DC.  var. heterocarpha  (A. Gray) H.M. Hall
Variable fruited yellow chaenactis,  Yellow pincushion
Chaenactis glabriuscula var. heterocarpha
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Chaenactis glabriuscula var. heterocarpha
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Chaenactis glabriuscula var. heterocarpha
© 2011 Steven Perry
Chaenactis glabriuscula var. heterocarpha, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Chaenactis glabriuscula var. heterocarpha
© 2011 Steven Perry
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Chaenactis
Parent Record Chaenactis glabriuscula
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.5 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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PLANTS: Chaenactis glabriuscula var. gracilenta
PLANTS: Chaenactis heterocarpha
PLANTS: Chaenactis tanacetifolia var. gracilenta
PLANTS: Chaenactis tanacetifolia
More information about  Chaenactis glabriuscula var. heterocarpha
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 01, 2016).

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