Taxon  Report   1385    
Camissonia arenaria  (A. Nelson) P. H. Raven  
(no longer an active name; please see Chylismia arenaria)
Fortuna range suncup,  Mousetail evening primrose
Camissonia arenaria, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Chylismia arenaria
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Bloom Period
Genus: Camissonia

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF + CNPS other name:
Chylismia arenaria

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Chylismia arenaria
PLANTS: Oenothera arenaria
PLANTS: Oenothera cardiophylla var. splendens
NOTE: Camissonia arenaria is no longer an active name.
More information about  Camissonia arenaria

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 28, 2021).