Taxon  Report   1439 
Camissonia ovata  (Torrey & A. Gray) Raven  (not an active name; please see Taraxia ovata)
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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Camissonia ovata
© Gerald and Buff Corsi2000 California Academy of Sciences
Genus: Camissonia
Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Prairie, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 accepted name: Taraxia ovata
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PLANTS: Oenothera ovata
NOTE: Camissonia ovata is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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: Mar 21, 2018).

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