Taxon  Report   5889 
Oenothera californica  (S. Watson) S. Watson  ssp. eurekensis  (Munz & Roos) Klein
Eureka dunes evening primrose
Oenothera californica ssp. eurekensis
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Oenothera californica ssp. eurekensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Rare and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Oenothera californica ssp. eurekensis
© 2001 Larry Blakely
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Oenothera
Parent Record Oenothera californica
Community:
Creosote Bush Scrub
Habitat: dunes [CNPS Inventory]
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PLANTS: Oenothera deltoides ssp. eurekensis
TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Oenothera avita ssp. eurekensis
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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 23, 2016).

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