Taxon  Report   1433    
Camissonia lacustris  P. H. Raven
Grassland suncup,  Lakebed sun cup
Camissonia lacustris, 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
Serpentine affinity: 3; (strong indicator)

Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Oenothera cruciata
ICPN: Oenothera dentata
More information about  Camissonia lacustris
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: Jun 19, 2019).