Taxon  Report   2780 
Downingia ornatissima  Greene  var. eximia  (Hoover) McVaugh
Folded calicoflower,  Showy horned downingia
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Downingia ornatissima var. eximia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Genus: Downingia
Parent Record Downingia ornatissima
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Downingia mirabilis var. eximia
ICPN: Downingia mirabilis
More information about  Downingia ornatissima var. eximia
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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: Aug 17, 2018).

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