Calflora
Taxon  Report   1387 
Camissonia bistorta  (Torr. & A. Gray) P. H. Raven  (not an active name)
California sun cup
Camissonia bistorta
© 2005 Chris Wagner, SBNF
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Camissonia bistorta, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Plant Characteristics
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Camissonia bistorta
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Camissonia
Communities:
Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Southern Oak Woodland
Habitat: coastal
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Camissoniopsis bistorta
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Oenothera bistorta var. veitchiana
PLANTS: Oenothera bistorta
NOTE: Camissonia bistorta is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Camissonia bistorta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CABI12)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 21, 2018).

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