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Species Name: Chaenactis santolinoides
Common Name: Fremont Pincushion Flower
- Native to the southwestern United States and northern Baja California, where it grows in the deserts and low mountains. It grows in patches of long stems which are green when new and grow reddish with age.
- Plant Family: Asteraceae
- Plant Type: Perennial
- Height by Width: 6-12 in. H x 6-12 in. W
- Growth Habit: Basal rosette
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
- Soil Preference: Well-draining
- Water Requirements: Drought tolerant to occasional
- Cold Hardy to: 100' to 3500'
- Flower Season: Spring
- Flower Color: White or very light pink.
- Distribution: Tehachapi Mountain Area, southern San Joaquin Valley, Inner South Coast Ranges, more common in sourthern East of Sierra Nevada, Desert
- Natural Habitat: Open sand or gravel.
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