Taxon  Report   1433 
Camissonia lacustris  Raven
Grassland suncup,  Lakebed sun cup
Camissonia lacustris
© 2010 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D
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Camissonia lacustris
© 2010 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D
Camissonia lacustris
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Camissonia lacustris, 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 lacustris
© 2011 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Camissonia
Communities:
Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Oenothera cruciata
TJM2: Oenothera dentata
More information about  Camissonia lacustris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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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: May 29, 2016).

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