Taxon  Report   1430    
Camissonia kernensis  (Munz) P. H. Raven
Kern county evening primrose,  Kern sun cups
Camissonia kernensis
© Drew Kaiser
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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
Genus: Camissonia
Subspecies and Varieties:
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

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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: Jan 19, 2019).