Calflora
Taxon  Report   11516    
Chylismia claviformis  (Torr. & Frém.) A. Heller  ssp. cruciformis  cruciformis (Kellogg) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Cruciform evening-primrose
Chylismia claviformis ssp. cruciformis
© 2003 Yulan Tong
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Chylismia claviformis ssp. cruciformis
© 2010 Bill Harnach
Chylismia claviformis ssp. cruciformis
© 2010 Bill Harnach
Chylismia claviformis ssp. cruciformis, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Chylismia claviformis ssp. cruciformis
© 2010 Bill Harnach
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Oenothera claviformis ssp. citrina
ICPN: Oenothera claviformis ssp. cruciformis
ICPN + CNPS: Camissonia claviformis ssp. cruciformis
More information about  Chylismia claviformis ssp. cruciformis
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

Search efloras.org (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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 20, 2018).

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