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Chaenactis santolinoides  Greene
Santolina chaenactis,  Santolina pincushion
Chaenactis santolinoides
© 2004 Christopher L. Christie
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Chaenactis santolinoides
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Chaenactis santolinoides
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Chaenactis santolinoides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Chaenactis santolinoides
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Genus: Chaenactis
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Habitat: slopes, ridges

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Chaenactis santolinoides var. indurata
More information about  Chaenactis santolinoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 19, 2019).