Calflora
Taxon  Report   1900    
Chaenactis glabriuscula  DC.  var. heterocarpha  (Torr. & A. Gray) H. M. Hall
Variable fruited yellow chaenactis,  Yellow pincushion
Chaenactis glabriuscula var. heterocarpha
© 2011 Steven Perry
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Chaenactis glabriuscula var. heterocarpha
© 2015 John Doyen
Chaenactis glabriuscula var. heterocarpha
© 2011 Steven Perry
Chaenactis glabriuscula var. heterocarpha, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Chaenactis glabriuscula var. heterocarpha
© 2015 John Doyen
Serpentine affinity: 2.5; (strong indicator)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Chaenactis glabriuscula var. gracilenta
PLANTS: Chaenactis heterocarpha
PLANTS: Chaenactis tanacetifolia var. gracilenta
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More information about  Chaenactis glabriuscula var. heterocarpha
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHGLH)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 20, 2018).

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