Chaenactis parishii

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Chaenactis parishii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Heliantheae
Genus: Chaenactis
Species: C. parishii
Binomial name
Chaenactis parishii
A.Gray

Chaenactis parishii is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common name Parish's chaenactis.

Distribution[edit]

It is native to the Peninsular Ranges of southern California and northern Baja California, where it grows in chaparral habitat.

Description[edit]

The Chaenactis parishii subshrub produces a number of erect stems up to 60 centimeters tall which are covered in a white feltlike coat of hairs. The woolly leaves are a few centimeters long and divided into many small lobes. The inflorescence bears flower heads on a tall, erect peduncle. The flower head is lined with grayish woolly phyllaries and contains many white or pink-tinted flowers. The fruit is an achene with a pappus of scales.

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