Taxon  Report   3904    
Githopsis diffusa  A. Gray
San Gabriel bluecup,  Southern bluecup
Githopsis diffusa
© 2012 Anuja Parikh and Nathan Gale
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Githopsis diffusa
© 2009 Robert Steers
Githopsis diffusa
© 2012 Anuja Parikh and Nathan Gale
Githopsis diffusa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Githopsis diffusa
© 2005 Aaron Schusteff
Communities: Chaparral

Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Githopsis diffusa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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 19, 2019).