Taxon  Report   5887 
Oenothera californica  (S. Watson) S. Watson  ssp. avita  W. M. Klein
California evening primrose
Oenothera californica ssp. avita
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Oenothera californica ssp. avita
© 2015 Barry Rice
Oenothera californica ssp. avita
© 2014 John Doyen
Oenothera californica ssp. avita, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Oenothera californica ssp. avita
© 2015 Keir Morse
Genus: Oenothera
Parent Record Oenothera californica
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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:   (Accessed: Sep 24, 2018).

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