Taxon  Report   1437    
Camissonia minor  (A. Nelson) P. H. Raven  
(no longer an active name; please see Eremothera minor)
Nelson's evening primrose,  Small evening primrose
Camissonia minor, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Eremothera minor
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Bloom Period
Genus: Camissonia

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF + CNPS other name:
Eremothera minor

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Oenothera minor var. cusickii
PLANTS: Oenothera minor
PLANTS: Sphaerostigma minor
NOTE: Camissonia minor is no longer an active name.
More information about  Camissonia minor

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 24, 2021).