Taxon  Report   1420 
Camissonia contorta  (Douglas) Raven
contorted sun cup,  plains evening primrose

Camissonia contorta
© 2009 Keir Morse
Camissonia contorta, 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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Camissonia contorta
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Camissonia
Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Oenothera dentata
TJM2 + PLANTS: Oenothera contorta
TJM2 + PLANTS: Oenothera cruciata
TJM2: Oenothera strigulosa
 More information about  Camissonia contorta
Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 08, 2015).

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