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Chaenactis santolinoides

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Authors: Greene  

Botanical Description

A woody-based tufted perennial with more or less erect, branched stems 10-30cm in height. Leaves mainly in dense basal rosettes, white-felted, punctate, 3-10cm long, narrowly oblong, pinnatisect, the oblong to rounded lobes with crisped margins. Flowerheads about 2cm long, creamy white or pink. California, open pine woods and dry ridges up to 2600m.