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Camissonia parvula
Lewis 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.

Flowers: March-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Camissonia parvula (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) P.H. Raven
Publication: Brittonia 16(3): 284. 1964.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Oenothera parvula Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray
Sphaerostigma flexuosum (A. Nelson) Rydb.
Sphaerostigma parvulum (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) Walp.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Camissonia parvula in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Camissonia parvula checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Camissonia parvula information.

E-Flora BC: Camissonia parvula atlas page.

CalPhotos: Camissonia parvula photos.

USDA Plants: Camissonia parvula information.

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