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Noun1.chaenactis - any of several United States plants having long stalks of funnel-shaped white or yellow flowers
genus Chaenactis - genus of flowering herbs of western United States
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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Herbaceous plants that were rarely infested with parasites included the annuals Baileya and Chaenactis fremontii, as well as the perennials Oryzopsis and Sphaeralcea (Table 2).
Chaenactis is exceptional in that hybrids were produced between two x = 4 and their closely related x = 5 species.
Yellow John Day chaenactis grow on the flats and in the dry ravines that crease the otherwise barren hills.