Calflora
Taxon  Report   5903    
Oenothera primiveris  A. Gray  ssp. bufonis  (M. E. Jones) Munz
Large yellow desert primrose,  Yellow desert evening primrose
Oenothera primiveris ssp. bufonis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Oenothera primiveris ssp. bufonis
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Oenothera primiveris ssp. bufonis
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Oenothera primiveris ssp. bufonis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Oenothera primiveris ssp. bufonis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Oenothera
Parent: Oenothera primiveris
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Oenothera primiveris

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Oenothera primiveris var. bufonis
More information about  Oenothera primiveris ssp. bufonis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (OEPRB)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 22, 2018).

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