Calflora
Taxon  Report   1433    
Camissonia lacustris  P. H. Raven
Grassland suncup,  Lakebed sun cup
Camissonia lacustris, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
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Bloom Period
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Camissonia

Ultramafic affinity: 3; (strong indicator)

Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Oenothera cruciata
JEF: Oenothera dentata
More information about  Camissonia lacustris

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 29, 2020).