Taxon  Report   2784    
Downingia yina  Applegate
Cascade calicoflower,  Cascade downingia
Downingia yina, 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: Downingia
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Redwood Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Downingia yina var. major
More information about  Downingia yina
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 24, 2020).