Taxon  Report   2773    
Downingia cuspidata  (Greene) Rattan
Toothed calicoflower,  Toothed downingia
Downingia cuspidata
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Downingia cuspidata
© 2003 Vince Scheidt
Downingia cuspidata
© 2015 Sierra Pacific Industries
Downingia cuspidata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Downingia cuspidata
© 2006 George W. Hartwell
Genus: Downingia
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Bolelia cuspidata
ICPN: Downingia immaculata
ICPN: Downingia pallida
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More information about  Downingia cuspidata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 21, 2019).