Calflora
Taxon  Report   12088    
Tetrapteron graciliflorum  (Hook. & Arn.) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Hill sun cup
Tetrapteron graciliflorum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Tetrapteron graciliflorum
© 2005 Keir Morse
Tetrapteron graciliflorum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Tetrapteron graciliflorum, 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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Tetrapteron graciliflorum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Tetrapteron
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Camissonia graciliflora
ICPN: Oenothera graciliflora
More information about  Tetrapteron graciliflorum
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

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 15, 2018).