Taxon  Report   5883 
Oenothera caespitosa  Nutt.
fragrant evening primrose
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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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Shadscale Scrub, Bristle-cone Pine Forest
Genus: Oenothera
Subspecies and Varieties:
Oenothera caespitosa ssp. crinita
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 spelling variant of 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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 20, 2014).

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