Taxon  Report   1890    
Chaenactis artemisiifolia  (Harv. & A. Gray) A. Gray
Artemisia leaved chaenactis,  White pincushion
Chaenactis artemisiifolia
© 2003 Charles E. Jones
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Chaenactis artemisiifolia
© 2003 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Chaenactis artemisiifolia
© 2014 Keir Morse
Chaenactis artemisiifolia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Chaenactis artemisiifolia
© 2017 Kristin Sabo
Genus: Chaenactis
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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More information about  Chaenactis artemisiifolia
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This plant is available commercially.
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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: Dec 15, 2018).

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