Taxon  Report   12085    
Taraxia ovata  (Nutt.) Small
Goldeneggs,  Sun cup
Taraxia ovata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Camissonia ovata

Bloom Period
Genus: Taraxia
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Prairie, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEF: Camissonia ovata
JEF: Oenothera ovata
More information about  Taraxia ovata
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:   (Accessed: Mar 29, 2020).