Taxon  Report   5898 
Oenothera flava  (Nelson) A.O. Garrett  ssp. flava 
dandelion evening primrose,  yellow evening primrose
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
Oenothera flava ssp. flava
© 2009 Trent M. Draper
Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Oenothera
Parent Record Oenothera flava.
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Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Lavauxia flava
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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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: Jul 03, 2015).

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