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Chaenactis glabriuscula  DC.  var. glabriuscula 
Common yellow chaenactis,  Yellow pincushion
Chaenactis glabriuscula var. glabriuscula
© 2014 Neal Kramer
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Chaenactis glabriuscula var. glabriuscula
© 2014 Keir Morse
Chaenactis glabriuscula var. glabriuscula
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Chaenactis glabriuscula var. glabriuscula, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Chaenactis glabriuscula var. glabriuscula
© 2015 Bill Thiessen
Serpentine affinity: 1.7; (weak indicator)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Chaenactis furcata
PLANTS: Chaenactis glabriuscula var. aurea
PLANTS: Chaenactis glabriuscula var. curta
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).