Taxon  Report   11885 
Oenothera cespitosa  Nutt.  ssp. crinita  (Rydb.) Munz
Cespitose evening-primrose
Oenothera cespitosa ssp. crinita
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Oenothera cespitosa ssp. crinita
© 2013 Martha Ashton-Sikora
Oenothera cespitosa ssp. crinita
© 2013 Martha Ashton-Sikora
Oenothera cespitosa ssp. crinita, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Oenothera cespitosa ssp. crinita
© 2013 Martha Ashton-Sikora
Genus: Oenothera
Parent Record Oenothera cespitosa
Creosote Bush Scrub, Subalpine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS
PLANTS accepted name: Oenothera caespitosa ssp. crinita
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TJM2: Oenothera cespitosa var. crinita
TJM2 + CNPS: Oenothera caespitosa ssp. crinita
More information about  Oenothera cespitosa ssp. crinita
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 24, 2017).

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