Taxon  Report   11884 
Oenothera cespitosa  Nutt.
Fragrant evening-primrose
Oenothera cespitosa
© 2007 Mary Winter
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Oenothera cespitosa
© © 2004 James M. Andre
Oenothera cespitosa
© 2010 Mary Winter
Oenothera cespitosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Oenothera cespitosa
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Shadscale Scrub, Bristle-cone Pine Forest
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Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS spelling variant of Oenothera caespitosa
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TJM2: Oenothera caespitosa
More information about  Oenothera cespitosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 02, 2016).

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