Taxon  Report   1455 
Camissonia tanacetifolia  Torrey & A. Gray
tansy leaf evening primrose, tansyleaf evening primrose
Camissonia tanacetifolia, 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
 and Associations

Bloom Period
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Camissonia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Camissonia tanacetifolia ssp. quadriperforata
Camissonia tanacetifolia ssp. tanacetifolia
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2: accepted name: Taraxia tanacetifolia
 NOTE: Camissonia tanacetifolia is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Original Publication citation. on the 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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 20, 2014).

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