Taxon  Report   1894 
Chaenactis douglasii  (Hook.) Hook. & Arn.
Chaenactis,  Douglas' dustymaiden, Hoary chaenactis
Chaenactis douglasii
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
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Chaenactis douglasii
© 2007 Lisa Berry
Chaenactis douglasii
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Chaenactis douglasii, a dicot, is an annual or perennial 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 douglasii
© and Buff Corsi 2014 California Academy of Sciences
Northern Juniper Woodland, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Lodgepole Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Chaenactis douglasii
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: Jan 21, 2018).

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