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Orochaenactis thysanocarpha
California mountain pincushion Aster Family
Orochaenactis thysanocarpha Asteraceae
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common name
  California mountain pincushion
accepted scientific name
  Orochaenactis thysanocarpha (A. Gray) Coville
rules for finding collection records
  Orochaenactis thysanocarpha (190)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2014 Richard Spellenberg
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.6 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of May thru 3rd week of September

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (19)
Jay Sullivan (1)
base map where plant found

Forest
Sand
Meadow
Rocky
Disturbed
grid lines base