Taxon  Report   2771 
Downingia concolor  E. Greene  var. brevior  McVaugh
Cuyamaca Lake downingia,  maroonspot calicoflower
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
Downingia concolor var. brevior
© 1996 Christopher Christie
Communities: 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.]
Family: CAMPANULACEAE  
Genus: Downingia
Parent Record Downingia concolor.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Downingia concolor ssp. brevior
 Information about  Downingia concolor var. brevior  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (DOCOB)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2014).

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