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Chaenactis douglasii var. douglasii

Chaenactis douglasii (Hook.) Hook. & Arn. var. douglasii

Douglas' Dustymaiden, False Yarrow, Dusty Maidens

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Chaenactis angustifolia, Chaenactis brachiata, Chaenactis brachiata var. stansburiana, Chaenactis cineria, Chaenactis douglasii var. achilleifolia, Chaenactis douglasii var. glandulosa, Chaenactis douglasii var. montana, Chaenactis douglasii var. nana, Chaenactis douglasii var. rubricaulis, Chaenactis douglasii var. typicus, Chaenactis humilis, Chaenactis panamintensis, Chaenactis ramosa, Chaenactis rubricaulis, Chaenactis suksdorfii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Biennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: No ray florets present, only disc florets.


USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , ND , NM , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , SK

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Chaenactis douglasii var. douglasii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Chaenactis douglasii var. douglasii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Chaenactis douglasii var. douglasii


Record Modified: 2018-12-11
Research By: CBR

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