Taxon  Report   1908    
Chaenactis stevioides  Hook. & Arn.
Desert pincushion,  Esteve pincushion
Chaenactis stevioides, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Chaenactis
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Chaenactis gillespiei
JEF + PLANTS: Chaenactis stevioides var. thornberi
PLANTS: Chaenactis latifolia
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More information about  Chaenactis stevioides
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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: Dec 15, 2019).