Flower up to 1 cm., 8 stamens, ball-shaped stigma. Four sepals coated in long glandular hairs. Fullerton Arboretum, Fullerton, CA. 5-02-09. © Joan Avise


Hairy or Field Sun Cup

Camissoniopsis hirtella
(Camissonia hirtella)

An occasional annual in coastal sage scrub and chaparral especially following burns, found  in the northwest part of the county and Santa Ana Mtns.  It has
very hairy leaves and stems up to about two feet.

Onagraceae

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Reddish stem, flowers age to red. Fullerton Arboretum, Fullerton, CA. 5-02-09. © Joan Avise

Very hairy stems, leaves and sepals. Fullerton Arboretum, Fullerton, CA. 5-02-09. © Joan Avise

Fullerton Arboretum, Fullerton, CA. 5-02-09. © Joan Avise

Fruits, reddish 2 cm. thin hairy capsules. Fullerton Arboretum, Fullerton, CA. 5-02-09. © Joan Avise

Fullerton Arboretum, Fullerton, CA. 5-02-09. © Joan Avise

Spreading prostrate form. Fullerton Arboretum, Fullerton, CA. 5-02-09. © Joan Avise

Black Star Canyon, Orange County, CA. 3-09-08. © Joan Avise