Taxon  Report   1902 
Chaenactis glabriuscula  DC.  var. megacephala  A. Gray
Big headed yellow chaenactis,  Yellow pincushion
Chaenactis glabriuscula var. megacephala
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Chaenactis glabriuscula var. megacephala
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Chaenactis glabriuscula var. megacephala, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Chaenactis glabriuscula var. megacephala
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Genus: Chaenactis
Parent Record Chaenactis glabriuscula
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 29, 2017).

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