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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Chaenactis carphoclinia v. carphoclinia (Pebble pincushion)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

 Chaenactis carphoclinia v. carphoclinia

 Chaenactis carphoclinia v. carphoclinia

 Chaenactis carphoclinia v. carphoclinia

 Chaenactis carphoclinia v. carphoclinia

Habitat: valleys
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate simple
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: Feb. to May
Spines: spineless
Family: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Abundance: locally common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 21. Eudicots: Asteraceae-Aster Family. Phytoneuron 2016-77: 1-164. Published 29 November 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 60 (30.2 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Chaenactis carphoclinia v. carphoclinia (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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