Taxon  Report   5986 
Orochaenactis thysanocarpha  (A. Gray) Cov.
California mountainpincushion,  Mountain pincushion
Orochaenactis thysanocarpha
© 2005 Dieter Wilken
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Orochaenactis thysanocarpha, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Orochaenactis thysanocarpha
© 2011 Steve Matson
Genus: Orochaenactis
Red Fir Forest, Subalpine Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Orochaenactis thysanocarpha
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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: Mar 24, 2018).

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