Calflora
Taxon  Report   1430    
Camissonia kernensis  (Munz) P. H. Raven
Kern county evening primrose,  Kern sun cups
Camissonia kernensis
© Drew Kaiser
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Camissonia kernensis
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Camissonia kernensis
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Camissonia kernensis, 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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Camissonia kernensis
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Communities: Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Oenothera kernensis
More information about  Camissonia kernensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAKE4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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: Oct 23, 2018).

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