Taxon  Report   5905    
Oenothera pubescens  Willd. ex Spreng.
Pubescent evening primrose,  South american evening primrose
Oenothera pubescens
© © 2016 Wynn Anderson
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Oenothera pubescens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Oenothera pubescens
© 2016 Wynn Anderson
Genus: Oenothera
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Oenothera amplexicaulis
PLANTS: Oenothera laciniata var. pubescens
ICPN + PLANTS: Oenothera laciniata ssp. pubescens
More information about  Oenothera pubescens
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


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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 18, 2019).