Taxon  Report   5898 
Oenothera flava  (A. Nelson) Garrett  ssp. flava   (not an active name)
Dandelion evening primrose,  Yellow evening primrose
Oenothera flava ssp. flava
© 2009 Trent M. Draper
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Oenothera flava ssp. flava, 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 flava ssp. flava
© 2004 Steve Matson
Genus: Oenothera
Parent Record Oenothera flava
Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Oenothera flava
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PLANTS: Lavauxia flava
NOTE: Oenothera flava ssp. flava is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Oenothera flava ssp. flava
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 25, 2018).

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