[Chaenactis, Dustymaidens and Pincushions of the Desert Southwest of the United States]

Pincushion Flower, Fremont Pincushion

Chaenactis fremontii

Pincushion Flower, Fremont Pincushion: Chaenactis fremontii

Fremont pincushion as seen at Arizona Telephone Cove, Lake Mead NRA.........February 27, 2013.

Flower head of Pincushion Flower, Fremont Pincushion: Chaenactis fremontii - Seed head of a Pincushion Flower, Fremont Pincushion: Chaenactis fremontii

Close-ups of an inflorescence and a seed head of Fremont's pincushion as seen at the Indian Head Ranch north of Borrego Springs, California.........March 29, 2011 Note that the outer ring of flowers are bilabiate.

Paul Slichter