Taxon  Report   1895 
Chaenactis douglasii  (Hook.) Hook. & Arn.  var. alpina  A. Gray
Alpine dusty maidens,  Alpine dustymaiden
Chaenactis douglasii var. alpina
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Chaenactis douglasii var. alpina, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Chaenactis douglasii var. alpina
© 2010 Dan Shimmon
Genus: Chaenactis
Parent Record Chaenactis douglasii
Lodgepole Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
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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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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: Aug 17, 2018).

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