Calflora
Taxon  Report   5882    
Oenothera biennis  L.
Common evening primrose,   Small flowered evening primrose
Oenothera biennis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Onagraceae  
Genus: Oenothera

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSOenothera biennis ssp. caeciarum
PLANTSOenothera biennis ssp. centralis
PLANTSOenothera biennis var. pycnocarpa
ICPNOenothera jepsonii
PLANTSOenothera muricata
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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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 03/03/2021).