Taxon  Report   12089    
Tetrapteron palmeri  (S. Watson) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Palmer's evening primrose,  Palmer's sun cup
Tetrapteron palmeri, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Camissonia palmeri

Bloom Period
Genus: Tetrapteron
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEF: Camissonia palmeri
JEF: Oenothera palmeri
More information about  Tetrapteron palmeri
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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:   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2019).