Taxon  Report   1420    
Camissonia contorta  (Douglas) Kearney
Contorted sun cup,  Plains evening primrose
Camissonia contorta, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Camissonia
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Oenothera contorta
JEF + PLANTS: Oenothera cruciata
JEF: Oenothera strigulosa
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More information about  Camissonia contorta
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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 11, 2019).