Samiksha Jaiswal

Camissonia campestris

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Onagraceae
Scientific name  Camissonia campestris
Rank  Species
Order  Myrtales
Genus  Camissonia
Higher classification  Camissonia
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Similar  Camissonia, Onagraceae, Chaenactis fremontii, Camissonia pubens, Delphinium parishii

Camissonia campestris (field primrose, Mojave sun cup, or Mojave suncup), is a flowering plant in the family Onagraceae, native to the Mojave Desert of the United States. It grows mostly on open, sandy flats, occurring from sea level to 2,000 m in the western and central part of the desert.

It is an annual plant growing to 5-25 cm tall (rarely to 50 cm tall). The leaves are linear, 0.5-3 cm long, with a finely serrated margin. The flowers have four petals 5-15 mm long, yellow with a red spot at the base, fading orange to reddish.

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Camissonia campestris Wikipedia


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