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Camissoniopsis hirtella (hairy sun cup)

Uncommon native annual herb known from only one location on the Preserve (on Vaqueros sandstone in vicinity of Preserve high point). Flowers are yellow. Booms late winter to early summer. Previous scientific name: Camissonia hirtella

Camissoniopsis hirtella (hairy sun cup) pictured in late winter.


Camissoniopsis hirtella (hairy sun cup) pictured in late winter.


Camissoniopsis hirtella (hairy sun cup) pictured in late winter.


Camissoniopsis hirtella (hairy sun cup) pictured in late winter.


Camissoniopsis hirtella (hairy sun cup) pictured in late winter.