Taxon  Report   1399 
Camissonia californica  (Torr. & A. Gray) P. H. Raven  (not an active name)
California primrose,  California sun cup
Camissonia californica
© 2010 Neal Kramer
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Camissonia californica, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Camissonia californica
© 2004 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Camissonia
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland
Habitat: disturbed
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Eulobus californicus
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Eulobus californicus
PLANTS: Oenothera californica
PLANTS: Oenothera leptocarpa
NOTE: Camissonia californica is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Camissonia californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Jun 20, 2018).

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