Taxon  Report   2779 
Downingia ornatissima  E. Greene
Folded calicoflower,  Horned downingia
Downingia ornatissima
© 2003 George W. Hartwell
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Downingia ornatissima
© 2010 Aaron Arthur
Downingia ornatissima
© 2007 John Game
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
© 2015 John Doyen
Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Downingia ornatissima
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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