Calflora
Taxon  Report   5891 
Oenothera deltoides  Torr. & Frém.  ssp. cognata  (Jeps.) W. M. Klein
Birdcage evening primrose,  Desert lantern
Oenothera deltoides ssp. cognata
© 2004 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
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Oenothera deltoides ssp. cognata
© 2004 Brent Miller
Oenothera deltoides ssp. cognata
© 2009 California State University, Stanislaus
Oenothera deltoides ssp. cognata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Oenothera deltoides ssp. cognata
© 2004 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Oenothera
Parent Record Oenothera deltoides
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN + PLANTS: Oenothera deltoides var. cognata
More information about  Oenothera deltoides ssp. cognata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (OEDEC2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 22, 2018).

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