Taxon  Report   12085 
Taraxia ovata  (Torr. & A. Gray) Small
Goldeneggs,  Sun cup
Taraxia ovata
© 2011 Dylan Neubauer
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Taraxia ovata
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Taraxia ovata
© 2015 Susan McDougall
Taraxia ovata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Taraxia ovata
© Gerald and Buff Corsi2000 California Academy of Sciences
Genus: Taraxia
Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Prairie, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Camissonia ovata
TJM2: Oenothera ovata
More information about  Taraxia ovata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2016).

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