Taxon  Report   5895 
Oenothera elata 
Hooker's Evening Primrose,  evening primrose
Oenothera elata , a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
 

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Oenothera elata
© 1989 Arthur H. Bazell, M.D.
Oenothera elata
© 2006 Matt Below
Community: wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Oenothera
Subspecies and Varieties:
Oenothera elata ssp. hirsutissima
Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Oenothera elata  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (OEEL)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2014).

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