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Distribution by County   1895    
Chaenactis douglasii  (Hook.) Hook. & Arn.  var. alpina  A. Gray
Alpine dusty pincushion
Chaenactis douglasii var. alpina is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNDDB
Record Count by County

Alpine: 6 Inyo: 9 Tulare: 1
El Dorado: 13 Siskiyou: 2 Tuolumne: 2

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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 12/07/2022).