Calflora
Taxon  Report   11456    
Camissoniopsis lewisii  (P.H. Raven) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Lewis' evening-primrose
Camissoniopsis lewisii
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Camissoniopsis lewisii
© 2015 Keir Morse
Camissoniopsis lewisii
© 2015 Keir Morse
Camissoniopsis lewisii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Baja California.
also called Camissonia lewisii
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 3 (review list).   8th Edition

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Camissoniopsis lewisii
© Ian Cain
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Camissoniopsis
Communities: Coastal Strand, Foothill Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Valley Grassland

Habitat: dunes, coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Camissonia lewisii
More information about  Camissoniopsis lewisii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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