Taxon  Report   1903    
Chaenactis glabriuscula  DC.  var. orcuttiana  (Greene) H. M. Hall
Orcutt's yellow chaenactis,  Orcutt's yellow pincushion
Chaenactis glabriuscula var. orcuttiana, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Chaenactis tenuifolia var. orcuttiana
PLANTS: Chaenactis orcuttiana
More information about  Chaenactis glabriuscula var. orcuttiana
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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: Aug 19, 2019).