Taxon  Report   2779 
Downingia ornatissima  E. Greene
folded calicoflower,  horned downingia

Downingia ornatissima
© 2003 George W. Hartwell
Downingia ornatissima, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Downingia ornatissima
© 2007 John Game
Genus: Downingia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 10, 2015).

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