Calflora
Taxon  Report   1439 
Camissonia ovata  (Torr. & A. Gray) P. H. Raven  (not an active name)
Sun cup
Camissonia ovata
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
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Camissonia ovata, a dicot, is a perennial 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 ovata
© Gerald and Buff Corsi2000 California Academy of Sciences
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Camissonia
Communities:
Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Prairie, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Taraxia ovata
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Oenothera ovata
NOTE: Camissonia ovata is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Camissonia ovata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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USDA PLANTS Profile (CAOV4)

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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: Jun 19, 2018).

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