Taxon  Report   5883 
Oenothera caespitosa  Nutt.  (not an active name; please see Oenothera cespitosa)
Fragrant evening primrose
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Oenothera caespitosa, 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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Oenothera caespitosa
© Gerald and Buff Corsi2000 California Academy of Sciences
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Oenothera
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities:
Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Shadscale Scrub, Bristle-cone Pine Forest
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 spelling variant of Oenothera cespitosa
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PLANTS: Oenothera cespitosa
NOTE: Oenothera caespitosa is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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: Sep 28, 2016).

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