Taxon  Report   1895 
Chaenactis douglasii  (Hook.) Hook. & Arn.  var. alpina  A. Gray
alpine dusty maidens, alpine dustymaiden
Chaenactis douglasii var. alpina, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition


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Bloom Period
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Genus: Chaenactis
Parent Record Chaenactis douglasii.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Chaenactis alpina var. leucopsis
PLANTS: Chaenactis alpina var. rubella
PLANTS: Chaenactis alpina
PLANTS: Chaenactis leucopsis
PLANTS: Chaenactis minuscula
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2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 17, 2014).

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