Calflora
Taxon  Report   11505 
Chylismia arenaria  A. Nelson
Sand evening-primrose
Chylismia arenaria
© 2011 Duncan S. Bell
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Chylismia arenaria
© 2011 Duncan S. Bell
Chylismia arenaria
© 2011 Duncan S. Bell
Chylismia arenaria, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Camissonia arenaria
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Chylismia arenaria
© 2011 Duncan S. Bell
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Chylismia
Community:
Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS
PLANTS accepted name: Camissonia arenaria
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Oenothera arenaria
ICPN + CNPS: Camissonia arenaria
More information about  Chylismia arenaria
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAAR20)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 20, 2018).

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