Taxon  Report   2771 
Downingia concolor  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, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   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
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 20, 2018).

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