Taxon  Report   1437    
Camissonia minor  (A. Nelson) P. H. Raven

(not an active name)

Nelson's evening primrose,   Small evening primrose
Camissonia minor, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
also called Eremothera minor
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Bloom Period
Family: Onagraceae  
Genus: Camissonia

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSOenothera minor var. cusickii
PLANTSOenothera minor
PLANTSSphaerostigma minor
More information about  Camissonia minor

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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 05/20/2022).