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Camissonia  cheiranthifolia (Hornem.) Raimann   
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FamilyONAGRACEAE
Genus species var.Camissonia  cheiranthifolia (Hornem.) Raimann 
SynonymsOenothera cheiranthifolia Hornem. (basionym)
 Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia (Hornem.) W.L.Wagner & Hoch
 Sphaerostigma cheiranthifolium (Hornem.) Fich. & C.A.Mey.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.MexicoCaliforniaMexico NorthwestOregon
sands and rocks
Altitude0-100m
Description grey pubescent, leaves of basal rosette oblanceolate, 2-7cm long, stem leaves smaller and oblong-lanceolate, thick, flowers axillary, ca. 2cm across, sometimes red variegate
Size10-15cm
Colorbright yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyThe Jepson Manual ucjeps.berkeley.edu
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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