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Camissoniopsis hardhamiae
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Scientific classification
Genus:
Camissoniopsis
Species:
hardhamiae
Synonyms

Camissonia hardhamiae P.H.Raven

Camissoniopsis hardhamiae is a species of evening primrose known by the common name Hardham's evening primrose. It is endemic to California, where it grows in the chaparral and woodland of San Luis Obispo and Monterey Counties. It is a robust annual herb producing a hairy stem up to about half a meter tall. The leaves are lance-shaped to narrowly oval and up to 12 centimeters long. The nodding inflorescence bears flowers with yellow petals each a few millimeters long. The fruit is a cylindrical capsule up to 2.5 centimeters long containing several dark-colored seeds.

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