Taxon  Report   2783 
Downingia pusilla  (Don) Torrey
dwarf calicoflower, dwarf downingia
Downingia pusilla, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, to South America.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

 

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Bloom Period
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: vernal-pools [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CAMPANULACEAE  
Genus: Downingia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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CNPS + PLANTS: Downingia humilis
 Information about  Downingia pusilla  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (DOPU3)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 18, 2014).

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