Taxon  Report   3759 
Gaura sinuata  Ser.  (not an active name; please see Oenothera sinuosa)
Red river gaura,  Wavyleaf beeblossom
Gaura sinuata
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Gaura sinuata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Gaura sinuata
© 2009 Vince Scheidt
Genus: Gaura
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
TJM2 + PLANTS accepted name: Oenothera sinuosa
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Gaura villosa
NOTE: Gaura sinuata is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2018).

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