Calflora
Taxon  Report   11681    
Eulobus californicus  Torr. & A. Gray
California primrose
Eulobus californicus
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Eulobus californicus
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Eulobus californicus
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Eulobus californicus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Eulobus californicus
© 2007 Len Blumin
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Eulobus
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Camissonia californica
ICPN: Oenothera leptocarpa
More information about  Eulobus californicus
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 (CACA32)

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).