Taxon  Report   5888 
Oenothera californica  (S. Watson) S. Watson  ssp. californica 
California evening primrose
Oenothera californica ssp. californica
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
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Oenothera californica ssp. californica
© 2005 Brent Miller
Oenothera californica ssp. californica
© 2015 John Doyen
Oenothera californica ssp. californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Oenothera californica ssp. californica
© 2003 Lynn Watson
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Oenothera
Parent Record Oenothera californica
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Oenothera californica var. glabrata
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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 01, 2016).

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