CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record camissoniopsis_lewisii - Mon, Dec. 6, 2021, 22:31 ET b
Camissoniopsis lewisii
common nameLewis' evening-primrose
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 3
LIST 3: We need more information about this plant (Review List).
state rank
S4      ranking system key
global rank
G4     G4: apparently secure, but some concern
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (29):
Jamul Mountains (010B) 3211668, Otay Mesa (010C) 3211658, National City (011A) 3211761, Point Loma (011B) 3211762, Imperial Beach (011D) 3211751, San Vicente Reservoir (021B) 3211688, Alpine (021D) 3211677, Del Mar (022B) 3211782, La Jolla (022C) 3211772, Ramona (034D) 3311617, Rancho Santa Fe (035C) 3311712, San Luis Rey (036A) 3311723, Oceanside (036B) 3311724, Fallbrook (051A) 3311743, Morro Hill (051D) 3311733, El Toro (070B)* 3311766, Tustin (071A) 3311767, Newport Beach (071B) 3311768, San Pedro (073A) 3311863, Prado Dam (087B) 3311786, Black Star Canyon (087C) 3311776, Anaheim (088C) 3311778, Orange (088D) 3311777, Inglewood (090A) 3311883, Venice (090B) 3311884, Burbank (111A) 3411823, Beverly Hills (111C) 3411814, Hollywood (111D) 3411813, Point Dume (113D) 3411817
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Los Angeles (LAX), Orange (ORA)*, San Diego (SDG), Baja California (BA)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Coastal bluff scrub (CBScr)
•Cismontane woodland (CmWld)
•Coastal dunes (CoDns)
•Coastal scrub (CoScr)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)/sandy or clay
blooming period Mar-May(Jun),   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range0 - 300 meters
Move to List 4? Location, rarity, and endangerment information needed. Possibly threatened by erosion and recreational activities. Dried material difficult to identify; apparently other taxa are often misidentified as C. lewisii. See Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 37(5):275 (1969) for original description.
full nameCamissoniopsis lewisii (P.H. Raven) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDONA030X0
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Mon, Dec. 6, 2021 from

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