Taxon  Report   5897 
Oenothera elata  Kunth  ssp. hookeri  (Torrey & A. Gray) W. Dietr. & W.L. Wagner
Common evening primrose,  Evening primrose, Hooker's evening primrose

Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri
© 2002 George Jackson
Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Genus: Oenothera
Parent Record Oenothera elata.
Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Sagebrush Scrub, Southern Oak Woodland, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Oenothera biennis var. hookeri
PLANTS: Oenothera hookeri
TJM2 + PLANTS: Oenothera hookeri ssp. montereyensis
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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Jepson eFlora

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 28, 2015).

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