Taxon  Report   1907 
Chaenactis santolinoides  E. Greene
Santolina chaenactis,  Santolina pincushion
Chaenactis santolinoides
© 2014 Neal Kramer
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Chaenactis santolinoides
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Chaenactis santolinoides
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Chaenactis santolinoides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Chaenactis santolinoides
© 2004 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Chaenactis
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Habitat: slopes, ridges
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Chaenactis santolinoides var. indurata
More information about  Chaenactis santolinoides
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 20, 2018).

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