Taxon  Report   1895    
Chaenactis douglasii  (Hook.) Hook. & Arn.  var. alpina  A. Gray
Alpine dusty maidens,  Alpine dustymaiden
Chaenactis douglasii var. alpina
© 2010 Dan Shimmon
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Chaenactis douglasii var. alpina, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Chaenactis douglasii var. alpina
© 2008 Steve Matson
Genus: Chaenactis
Parent: Chaenactis douglasii
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Chaenactis alpina var. leucopsis
PLANTS: Chaenactis alpina var. rubella
PLANTS: Chaenactis alpina
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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 18, 2019).