Taxon  Report   12089    
Tetrapteron palmeri  (S. Watson) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Palmer's evening primrose,  Palmer's sun cup
Tetrapteron palmeri
© 2013 Xeric Specialties
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Tetrapteron palmeri
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Tetrapteron palmeri
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Tetrapteron palmeri, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Tetrapteron palmeri
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Genus: Tetrapteron
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Camissonia palmeri
ICPN: Oenothera palmeri
More information about  Tetrapteron palmeri
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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:   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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