Camissonia claviformis (Torr. & Frém.) P.H. Raven ssp. peirsonii (Munz) P.H. Raven
Oenothera claviformis Torr. & Frém. ssp. peirsonii (Munz) P.H. Raven
Oenothera claviformis Torr. & Frém. var. peirsonii Munz
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Rosidae||Roses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more|
|Order||Myrtales||Includes myrtles, leadwoods, loosestrifes, pomegranates, evening primroses, many others|
|Family||Onagraceae||Willowherb/evening primrose family|
|Genus||Camissonia||Named 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|
|Species||claviformis||From the Latin for “club-shaped,” with reference to the capsules|
|ssp.||peirsonii||After Frank Warrington Peirson (1865-1951), a California collector who who worked mostly in the San Gabriel Mountains and Inyo County with his half-sister Mable Burnham Peirson, a high school biology teacher|
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Camissonia claviformis ssp. peirsonii description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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2/28/2010 · Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, CA
≈ 7 × 4½" (17 × 11 cm)
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