Calflora
Taxon  Report   11446    
Camissoniopsis bistorta  (Torr. & A. Gray) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
California sun cup
Camissoniopsis bistorta, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.
also called Camissonia bistorta
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Bloom Period
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Camissoniopsis

Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Southern Oak Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEF: Camissonia bistorta
JEF: Oenothera bistorta
JEF: Oenothera bistorta var. veitchiana
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More information about  Camissoniopsis bistorta
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 12, 2020).