Downingia Laeta, or more commonly know as Great Basin Calicoflower, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and white flowers of the genus Downingia. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 0.75 feet at maturity. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during late spring, is intolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Downingia Laeta or Great Basin Calicoflower's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming.
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