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Bolivar Naturally

Beach Primrose

Camissonia cheiranthifolia

Family: (Onagraceae) Evening-Primrose

Habitat: Beach sands

Height: Ground cover

Bloom Period: April - August

Description: Perennial. Plants grow prostrate along the beach surface, forming mats several feet across. The long stems grow from a central crown, lined with silvery grey-green leaves. The long taproot allows the plant to be drought tolerant, once established.

Beach Primrose
Beach Primrose

Winnie Burkett. Photographed on the Bolivar Peninsula.

Beach Primrose
Beach Primrose

Winnie Burkett. Photographed on the Bolivar Peninsula.

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