Taxon  Report   2780    
Downingia ornatissima  Greene  var. eximia  (Hoover) McVaugh
Folded calicoflower,  Showy horned downingia
Downingia ornatissima var. eximia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Downingia mirabilis var. eximia
JEF: Downingia mirabilis
More information about  Downingia ornatissima var. eximia
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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 31, 2020).