Taxon  Report   5905 
Oenothera pubescens  Sprengel
Pubescent evening primrose,  South american evening primrose
Oenothera pubescens
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Oenothera pubescens, 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 pubescens
© © 2016 Wynn Anderson
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Oenothera
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Oenothera amplexicaulis
PLANTS: Oenothera laciniata var. pubescens
TJM2 + PLANTS: Oenothera laciniata ssp. pubescens
More information about  Oenothera pubescens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (OEPU)

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Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 29, 2016).

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