Taxon  Report   11888    
Oenothera sinuosa  W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Wavy-leaved gaura
Oenothera sinuosa
© 2009 Vince Scheidt
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Oenothera sinuosa
© 2001 CDFA
Oenothera sinuosa
© 2001 CDFA
Oenothera sinuosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Oenothera sinuosa
© 2001 CDFA
Genus: Oenothera
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Gaura sinuata
ICPN: Gaura villosa var. mckelveyae
ICPN: Gaura villosa var. villosa
More information about  Oenothera sinuosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).