Taxon  Report   9866 
Downingia elegans  (Douglas ex Lindl.) Torr.  var. elegans 
Elegant calicoflower
Downingia elegans var. elegans, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

 Interactive Distribution Map 

 Observation Hotline 
 (observation details + photos)

point, line, or polygon

 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations

Bloom Period
Genus: Downingia
Parent Record Downingia elegans.
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Distribution by County 

Add an Observation of  Downingia elegans var. elegans

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Downingia elegans var. corymbosa
 More information about  Downingia elegans var. elegans
Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 28, 2015).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.

News About Calflora Home
Calflora  -  1700 Shattuck Avenue   #198,   Berkeley, CA   94709  -  510 883-3148  -  CONTACT