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Camissonia cheiranthifolia

Camissonia cheiranthifolia (Hornem. ex Spreng.) Raimann

 

Beach Evening Primrose

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderMyrtalesIncludes myrtles, leadwoods, loosestrifes, pomegranates, evening primroses, many others
FamilyOnagraceaeWillowherb/evening primrose family
GenusCamissoniaNamed for Ludolf Karl Adelbert von Chamisso (1781-1838), who was a botanist on the ship Rurik which visited California in 1816, and who named the California poppy for his friend Dr. Johann Friedrich Gustav von Eschscholtz
SpeciescheiranthifoliaHaving leaves like that of Cheiranthus, an old name for a wallflower now renamed

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Camissonia cheiranthifolia description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 30 Oct 2013.

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Camissonia cheiranthifolia (Beach Evening Primrose)

2/26/2010 · Torrey Pines State Park, La Jolla, CA
≈ 2 × 3" (5.3 × 7.9 cm) ID is dubious

Camissonia cheiranthifolia (Beach Evening Primrose)

2/26/2010 · Torrey Pines State Park, La Jolla, CA
≈ 3 × 2½' (94 × 80 cm) ID is uncertain

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