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Pincushion Flower

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Pincushion Flower 00019

Chaenactis fremontii, Fremont Pincushion is a native annual wildflower that grows in sandy and gravelly soils in the Mojave and Sonoran deserts. It grows in patches of long stems which are green when young, and become red as they mature, bearing white (and sometimes, a very light tinge of pink) round flowers.

Consider it as a spring alternative to non-natives like Alyssum.

Pincushion is a favored spring forb of Desert Tortoises.

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Pincushion Flower