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Taxon  Report  
Githopsis diffusa  A. Gray  ssp. filicaulis  (Ewan) Morin
Mission canyon bluecup,   San gabriel bluecup
Githopsis diffusa ssp. filicaulis is an annual herb that is native to California, and found only slightly beyond California borders.
also called Githopsis filicaulis
California Rare Plant Rank: 3.1 (review list).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(28 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Parent: Githopsis diffusa
Genus: Githopsis
Family: Campanulaceae  
Category: dicot  

Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS + PLANTSGithopsis filicaulis
More information about  Githopsis diffusa ssp. filicaulis

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: 08/13/2022).