Calflora
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
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
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.
Jepson eFlora

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 13, 2019).