Taxon  Report   2781 
Downingia ornatissima  Greene  var. ornatissima 
Folded calicoflower,  Horned downingia
Downingia ornatissima var. ornatissima
© 2011 Doug Wirtz
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Downingia ornatissima var. ornatissima
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
Downingia ornatissima var. ornatissima
© 2011 Barry Breckling
Downingia ornatissima var. ornatissima, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Downingia ornatissima var. ornatissima
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Genus: Downingia
Parent Record Downingia ornatissima
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Downingia ornatissima var. ornatissima
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Jun 17, 2018).

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