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Camissonia cheiranthifolia ssp. cheiranthifolia

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Camissonia cheiranthifolia ssp. cheiranthifolia
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Camissonia cheiranthifolia ssp. cheiranthifolia
Camissonia cheiranthifolia ssp. cheiranthifolia
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Camissonia cheiranthifolia ssp. cheiranthifolia
Camissonia cheiranthifolia ssp. cheiranthifolia
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Camissonia cheiranthifolia ssp. cheiranthifolia

Species Name: Camissonia cheiranthifolia ssp. cheiranthifolia
Common Name: Beach Suncups

Does best on coast. Look for it in the sand dunes the next time you visit the beach. Forms carpets of yellow! Likes to reseed.

Plant Family: Onagraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 6in- 1' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Low, spreading, trailing
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Moderate to regular
Cold Hardy to: Frost tender
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: South Coast, Northern Baja
Natural Habitat: Sandy slopes, flats, coastal dunes below 330'

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