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Chaenactis thompsonii
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C. thompsonii
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Chaenactis thompsonii
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Chaenactis thompsonii is a North American species of flowering plants in the aster family known by the common name Thompson's pincushion. It is found only in the northern Cascades in the US State of Washington.

Description

Chaenactis thompsonii is a perennial up to 30 cm (12 inches) tall, usually not forming clumps or mats. Each branch produces 1-3 flower heads each containing white or pale lavender disc florets but no ray florets.

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