Camissonia cheiranthifolia (Hornem. ex Spreng.) Raimann
Beach Suncup, Beach Primrose
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)
USDA Symbol: CACH13
Leafy stems lying on sand, radiating from a central rosette of grayish leaves, with bright yellow flowers facing upward near ends.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Shape: Obovate , Ovate
Size Class: 1-3 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
DistributionUSA: CA , OR
Native Distribution: Southern Oregon south along Pacific Coast to Baja California.
Native Habitat: Beach sands.
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From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Camissonia cheiranthifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Camissonia cheiranthifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Camissonia cheiranthifolia
MetadataRecord Modified: 2011-04-19
Research By: TWC Staff