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, 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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Bloom Period
Communities: 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.]
Genus: Oenothera
Parent Record Oenothera elata.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Oenothera biennis var. hookeri
PLANTS: Oenothera hookeri
TJM2 + PLANTS: Oenothera hookeri ssp. montereyensis
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2014).

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