Taxon  Report   5892 
Oenothera deltoides  Torr. & Frém.  ssp. deltoides 
Birdcage evening primrose,  Desert lantern
Oenothera deltoides ssp. deltoides
© 2008 Neal Kramer
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Oenothera deltoides ssp. deltoides
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Oenothera deltoides ssp. deltoides
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Oenothera deltoides ssp. deltoides, a dicot, is an annual 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 deltoides ssp. deltoides
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Oenothera
Parent Record Oenothera deltoides
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Oenothera deltoides var. cineracea
PLANTS: Oenothera deltoides var. typica
PLANTS: Oenothera kleinii
ICPN: Oenothera deltoides var. deltoides
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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: Jul 23, 2018).

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