Taxon  Report   1408 
Camissonia cheiranthifolia  (Sprengel) Raim  ssp. cheiranthifolia   (not an active name)
Beach evening primrose,  Beach suncup
Camissonia cheiranthifolia ssp. cheiranthifolia
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Camissonia cheiranthifolia ssp. cheiranthifolia
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Camissonia cheiranthifolia ssp. cheiranthifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Camissonia cheiranthifolia ssp. cheiranthifolia
© 2006 Steve Matson
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Camissonia
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 accepted name: Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia
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PLANTS: Oenothera cheiranthifolia var. nitida
PLANTS: Oenothera cheiranthifolia
XWALK: Oenothera cheiranthifolia var. cheiranthifolia
NOTE: Camissonia cheiranthifolia ssp. cheiranthifolia is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Camissonia cheiranthifolia ssp. cheiranthifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 01, 2016).

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