sun cup
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Camissonia contortacontorted pod suncup, twisted suncup
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest and east in the Columbia River Gorge in Washington; British Columbia to Baja California, east to Idaho and Nevada.
Habitat: Sandy soil along the coast and along inland rivers.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-June
Growth Duration: Annual
Camissonia parvulaLewis river suncup
Distribution: Disjunct in south-central Washington, where occurring east of the Cascades crest; otherwise southeastern Oregon to southern California, east to Carbon County, Montana and Colorado.
Habitat: Open to disturbed grasslands, sandy areas, sagebrush, and scrub forest.
Origin: Native
Flowers: March-June
Growth Duration: Annual
Camissonia pusillalittle suncup
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington. north-central Washington to California, east to southern Idaho and Utah.
Habitat: Dry, sandy slopes in sagebrush desert.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Growth Duration: Annual