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Camissonia contorta
plains evening-primrose Evening-Primrose Family
Camissonia contorta Onagraceae
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common name
  plains evening-primrose
accepted scientific name
  Camissonia contorta (Douglas) Kearney
rules for finding collection records
  Camissonia contorta (494)
  Oenothera contorta (38)
  Oenothera dentata (49)
  exclude Oenothera contorta flexuosa
family name
  Onagraceae
Image Author: ©2009 Keir Morse
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Four petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is .2 to .3 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of March thru end of July

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (46)
Paul Slichter (8)
R.L.Carr (16)
G.D.Carr (14)
Jay Sullivan (1)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
base map where plant found

Desert
Sand
Forest
Disturbed
Riparian
Grassland
Brush
Rocky
grid lines base