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Chaenactis fremontii

Fremont's pincushion, morning bride

Chaenactis fremontii
Chaenactis fremontii
Chaenactis fremontii

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: bajadas, valleys
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: linear
leaf surface3: woolly
leaf margin3: pinnatifid
Flower color2: white or whitish
Flowering period2: Mar. to June
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Compositae (composite family)
Status: common
Location where collected or observed:
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land

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