Taxon  Report   5906    
Oenothera rosea  L'Hér ex Aiton
Pink evening primrose,  Rose evening primrose
Oenothera rosea
© 2007 Zoya Akulova
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Oenothera rosea
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Oenothera rosea
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Oenothera rosea, 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 rosea
© 2006 Michael Charters
Genus: Oenothera
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Oenothera rosea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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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 19, 2019).