Taxon  Report   5884 
Oenothera caespitosa  Nutt.  ssp. crinita  (Rydb.) Munz
Caespitose evening primrose
Oenothera caespitosa 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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Genus: Oenothera
Creosote Bush Scrub, Subalpine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
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Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 spelling variant of Oenothera cespitosa ssp. crinita
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PLANTS: Oenothera caespitosa ssp. jonesii
PLANTS: Oenothera caespitosa var. crinita
PLANTS: Oenothera caespitosa var. jonesii
PLANTS: Oenothera cespitosa ssp. jonesii
PLANTS: Oenothera cespitosa var. crinita
PLANTS: Oenothera cespitosa var. jonesii
 More information about  Oenothera caespitosa ssp. crinita
Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 27, 2015).

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