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Short description: Genus of plants

Githopsis diffusa
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Campanulaceae
Subfamily: Campanuloideae
Genus: Githopsis

Githopsis is a small genus of flowering plants in the bellflower family which are known as bluecups. These are small annual wildflowers with white or purple white-throated blooms. Bluecups are native to western North America, especially California .[1][2][3] There are four known species within the genus.[4]


  • Githopsis diffusa A.Gray - San Gabriel bluecup - California, Baja California, Guadalupe Island
  • Githopsis pulchella Vatke - Sierra bluecup - Sacramento Valley of California
  • Githopsis specularioides Nutt. - common bluecup - Vancouver Island, Washington, Oregon, California, northern Idaho, northwestern Montana
  • Githopsis tenella Morin - tubeflower bluecup - California


Wikidata ☰ Q5565108 entry