Taxon  Report   2771 
Downingia concolor  E. Greene  var. brevior  McVaugh
Cuyamaca lake downingia,  Maroonspot calicoflower
Downingia concolor var. brevior
© 1996 Christopher Christie
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Downingia concolor var. brevior, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered .

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Downingia concolor var. brevior
© 1996 Christopher Christie
Genus: Downingia
Parent Record Downingia concolor
Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows, vernal-pools [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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PLANTS: Downingia concolor ssp. brevior
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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 24, 2016).

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