Taxon  Report   2774 
Downingia elegans  (Lindley) Torrey
elegant calicoflower,  elegant downingia
Downingia elegans, 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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Downingia elegans
© 2009 Chris Wagner
Downingia elegans
© 2009 Chris Wagner
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CAMPANULACEAE  
Genus: Downingia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Downingia elegans var. elegans
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Downingia elegans var. corymbosa
 Information about  Downingia elegans  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (DOEL)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 02, 2014).

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