Chaenactis artemisiifolia

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Chaenactis artemisiifolia
Chaenactis artemisiifolia


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Chaenactideae
Genus: Chaenactis
Species: Chaenactis artemisiifolia


Chaenactis artemisiifolia (Harv. & A.Gray) A.Gray, 1874


  • Heterotypic
    • Acarphaea artemesiifolia Harv. & A.Gray in Mem. Amer. Acad. Arts, n.s., 4(1): 98 (1849)
    • Acicarphaea artemisiifolia Walp. in Ann. Bot. Syst. 2: 877 (1852)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern U.S.A.
      • USA (California)
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico (Baja California Norte)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Vernacular names[edit]

English: White pincushion
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