Camissonia campestris

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Camissonia campestris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Onagraceae
Genus: Camissonia
Species: C. campestris
Binomial name
Camissonia campestris
(Greene) P.H.Raven

Camissonia campestris (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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