Taxon  Report   11446 
Camissoniopsis bistorta  (Torr. & A. Gray) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
California sun cup
Camissoniopsis bistorta
© 2008 Michael Charters
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Camissoniopsis bistorta
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Camissoniopsis bistorta
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Camissoniopsis bistorta, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Camissoniopsis bistorta
© 2005 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Genus: Camissoniopsis
Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Southern Oak Woodland
Habitat: coastal
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
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TJM2: Camissonia bistorta
TJM2: Oenothera bistorta var. veitchiana
TJM2: Oenothera bistorta
TJM2: Oenothera heterophylla
More information about  Camissoniopsis bistorta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 20, 2018).

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