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southern Sierra pincushion
Chaenactis alpigena
southern Sierra pincushion Aster Family
Chaenactis alpigena Asteraceae
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common name
  southern Sierra pincushion
accepted scientific name
  Chaenactis alpigena C.W. Sharsmith
rules for finding collection records
  Chaenactis alpigena (172)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2003 Steve Matson
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Basal
Plant Observed beginning of July thru 3rd week of September

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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Cal Photos (39)
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