Calflora
Taxon  Report   2777    
Downingia laeta  (Greene) Greene
Great basin calicoflower,  Great basin downingia
Downingia laeta
© 2010 James M. Andre
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Downingia laeta, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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one or more occurrences
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Plant Characteristics
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Downingia laeta
© 2010 James M. Andre
Family: CAMPANULACEAE  
Genus: Downingia
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

 
More information about  Downingia laeta
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (DOLA2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).