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Oenothera biennis
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Oenothera biennis

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Oenothera laciniata, Cut-leaved Evening Primrose
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Oenothera perennis, Little Sundrops
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Oenothera perennis, Little Sundrops

Oenothera tetragona, Common Sundrops
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Oenothera tetragona, Common Sundrops
Oenothera biennis, inflorescence - frontal view of flower
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Oenothera biennis, inflorescence - frontal view of flower

Oenothera laciniata, Cut-leaved Evening Primrose
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Oenothera laciniata, Cut-leaved Evening Primrose
Oenothera perennis, Little Sundrops
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Oenothera perennis, Little Sundrops

Oenothera tetragona, Common Sundrops
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Oenothera tetragona, Common Sundrops
Oenothera fruticosa, Narrow-leaved Sundrops
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Oenothera fruticosa, Narrow-leaved Sundrops

Oenothera biennis, Common Evening Primrose
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Oenothera biennis, Common Evening Primrose
Oenothera parviflora
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Oenothera parviflora

Oenothera biennis, Common Evening Primrose
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Oenothera biennis, Common Evening Primrose
Oenothera biennis
© Les Mehrhoff, 2008-2010 · 7
Oenothera biennis

Oenothera biennis
© Les Mehrhoff, 2008-2010 · 7
Oenothera biennis
Oenothera perennis, Little Sundrops
© Copyright Sheryl Pollock 2011 · 6
Oenothera perennis, Little Sundrops
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Andrenidae  Andrena anograe @ I_ADG (1)

Andrena chlorogaster @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Andrena cristata @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Andrena foxii @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Andrena knuthiana @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Andrena linsleyi @ AMNH_BEE (97); BMEC_ENT (5)

Andrena mojavensis @ BMEC_ENT (1)

Andrena w-scripta @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Aphididae  Aphis ( @ CSUC_TCN (1); NCSU_ENT (5)

Macrosiphum ( @ NCSU (27)

Prociphilus ( @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Apidae  Bombus affinis @ BMEC_ENT (4)

Ceratina sequoiae @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Ceratina strenua @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Martinapis luteicornis @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Melissodes fimbriata @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Svastra compta @ AMNH_BEE (13)

Trigona fulviventris @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Halictidae  Agapostemon angelicus @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Agapostemon splendens @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Agapostemon virescens @ I_HHGA (1)

Lasioglossum creberrimum @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Lasioglossum oenotherae @ CUIC_ENT (2); I_HHGA (3)

Lasioglossum swenki @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Lasioglossum truncatum @ CUIC_ENT (2)
Megachilidae  Megachile centuncularis @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Melittidae  Hesperapis regularis @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Hesperapis wilmattae @ AMNH_BEE (23)
Miridae  Hoplomachidea consors @ AMNH_IZC (1)
Thyreocoridae  Galgupha atra @ AMNH_IZC (1)

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Oenothera L.
evening primrose

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General Information
Symbol: OENOT
Group: Dicot
Family: Onagraceae
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Native Status : CAN   I,N
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L48   I,N
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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name Other Common Names
GAURA Gaura L. beeblossom

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Myrtales
Family Onagraceae – Evening Primrose family
Genus Oenothera L. – evening primrose

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 85 species of Oenothera . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Oenothera acutissima</i>
W.L. Wagner
Oenothera acutissima
Flaming Gorge evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera affinis</i>
Camb.
Oenothera affinis
longflower evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera albicaulis</i>
Pursh
Oenothera albicaulis
whitest evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera argillicola</i>
Mack.
Oenothera argillicola
shale barren evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera arida</i>
W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Oenothera arida
Trans-Pecos beeblossom Distribution of <i>
Oenothera arizonica</i>
(Munz) W.L. Wagner
Oenothera arizonica
California evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera biennis</i>
L.
Oenothera biennis
common evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera boquillensis</i>
(P.H. Raven & D.P. Greg.) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Oenothera boquillensis
Rio Grande beeblossom Distribution of <i>
Oenothera brachycarpa</i>
A. Gray
Oenothera brachycarpa
shortfruit evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera caespitosa</i>
Nutt.
Oenothera caespitosa
tufted evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera calcicola</i>
(P.H. Raven & D.P. Greg.) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Oenothera calcicola
Texas beeblossom Distribution of <i>
Oenothera californica</i>
(S. Watson) S. Watson
Oenothera californica
California evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera canescens</i>
Torr. & Frém.
Oenothera canescens
spotted evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera cavernae</i>
Munz
Oenothera cavernae
cavedwelling evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera cinerea</i>
(Wooton & Standl.) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Oenothera cinerea
high-plains beeblossom Distribution of <i>
Oenothera clelandii</i>
W. Dietr., P.H. Raven & W.L. Wagner
Oenothera clelandii
Cleland's evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera coloradensis</i>
(Rydb.) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Oenothera coloradensis
Colorado beeblossom Distribution of <i>
Oenothera cordata</i>
J.W. Loudon
Oenothera cordata
heartleaf evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera coronopifolia</i>
Torr. & A. Gray
Oenothera coronopifolia
crownleaf evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera coryi</i>
W.L. Wagner
Oenothera coryi
El Paso evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera curtiflora</i>
W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Oenothera curtiflora
velvetweed Distribution of <i>
Oenothera curtissii</i>
(Rose) Small
Oenothera curtissii
Curtiss' evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera deltoides</i>
Torr. & Frém.
Oenothera deltoides
birdcage evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera demareei</i>
(P.H. Raven & D.P. Greg.) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Oenothera demareei
Demaree's beeblossom Distribution of <i>
Oenothera drummondii</i>
Hook.
Oenothera drummondii
beach evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera elata</i>
Kunth
Oenothera elata
Hooker's evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera engelmannii</i>
(Small) Munz
Oenothera engelmannii
Engelmann's evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera falfurriae</i>
W. Dietr. & W.L. Wagner
Oenothera falfurriae
royal evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera filiformis</i>
(Small) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Oenothera filiformis
longflower beeblossom Distribution of <i>
Oenothera filipes</i>
(Spach) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Oenothera filipes
slenderstalk beeblossom Distribution of <i>
Oenothera flava</i>
(A. Nelson) Garrett
Oenothera flava
yellow evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera fruticosa</i>
L.
Oenothera fruticosa
narrowleaf evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera gaura</i>
W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Oenothera gaura
biennial beeblossom Distribution of <i>
Oenothera glazioviana</i>
Micheli
Oenothera glazioviana
redsepal evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera grandiflora</i>
L'Hér. ex Aiton
Oenothera grandiflora
largeflower evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera grandis</i>
(Britton) Smyth
Oenothera grandis
showy evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera harringtonii</i>
W.L. Wagner
Oenothera harringtonii
Colorado Springs evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera havardii</i>
S. Watson
Oenothera havardii
Havard's evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera heterophylla</i>
Spach
Oenothera heterophylla
variableleaf evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera hexandra</i>
(Ortega) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Oenothera hexandra
harlequinbush Distribution of <i>
Oenothera howardii</i>
(A. Nelson) W.L. Wagner
Oenothera howardii
Howard's evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera humifusa</i>
Nutt.
Oenothera humifusa
seabeach evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera jamesii</i>
Torr. & A. Gray
Oenothera jamesii
trumpet evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera kunthiana</i>
(Spach) Munz
Oenothera kunthiana
Kunth's evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera laciniata</i>
Hill
Oenothera laciniata
cutleaf evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera latifolia</i>
(Rydb.) Munz
Oenothera latifolia
mountain evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera lindheimeri</i>
(Engelm. & A. Gray) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Oenothera lindheimeri
Lindheimer's beeblossom Distribution of <i>
Oenothera linifolia</i>
Nutt.
Oenothera linifolia
threadleaf evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera longissima</i>
Rydb.
Oenothera longissima
longstem evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera macrocarpa</i>
Nutt.
Oenothera macrocarpa
bigfruit evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera mckelveyae</i>
(Munz) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Oenothera mckelveyae
Mckelvey's beeblossom Distribution of <i>
Oenothera mexicana</i>
Spach
Oenothera mexicana
Mexican evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera mollissima</i>
L.
Oenothera mollissima
Argentine evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera murdockii</i>
S.L. Welsh & N.D. Atwood
Oenothera murdockii
Murdock's evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera neomexicana</i>
(Small) Munz
Oenothera neomexicana
New Mexico evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera nutans</i>
Atk. & Bartlett
Oenothera nutans
nodding evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera nuttallii</i>
Sweet
Oenothera nuttallii
Nuttall's evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera oakesiana</i>
(A. Gray) J.W. Robbins ex S. Watson & J.M. Coult.
Oenothera oakesiana
Oakes' evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera organensis</i>
Munz
Oenothera organensis
Organ Mountain evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera pallida</i>
Lindl.
Oenothera pallida
pale evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera parviflora</i>
L.
Oenothera parviflora
northern evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera patriciae</i>
W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Oenothera patriciae
plains beeblossom Distribution of <i>
Oenothera perennis</i>
L.
Oenothera perennis
little evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera pilosella</i>
Raf.
Oenothera pilosella
meadow evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera platanorum</i>
P.H. Raven & Parnell
Oenothera platanorum
Fort Huachuca evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera primiveris</i>
A. Gray
Oenothera primiveris
desert evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera psammophila</i>
(A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.) W.L. Wagner, Stockhouse & Klein
Oenothera psammophila
St. Anthony Dunes evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera pubescens</i>
Willd. ex Spreng.
Oenothera pubescens
South American evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera rhombipetala</i>
Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray
Oenothera rhombipetala
fourpoint evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera rosea</i>
L'Hér. ex Aiton
Oenothera rosea
rose evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera simulans</i>
(Small) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Oenothera simulans
southern beeblossom Distribution of <i>
Oenothera sinuosa</i>
W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Oenothera sinuosa
wavyleaf beeblossom Distribution of <i>
Oenothera spachiana</i>
Torr. & A. Gray
Oenothera spachiana
Spach's evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera speciosa</i>
Nutt.
Oenothera speciosa
pinkladies Distribution of <i>
Oenothera stricta</i>
Ledeb. ex Link
Oenothera stricta
Chilean evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera suffrutescens</i>
(Ser.) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Oenothera suffrutescens
scarlet beeblossom Distribution of <i>
Oenothera suffulta</i>
(Engelm. ex A. Gray) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Oenothera suffulta
kisses Distribution of <i>
Oenothera tetraptera</i>
Cav.
Oenothera tetraptera
fourwing evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera texensis</i>
P.H. Raven & Parnell
Oenothera texensis
Texas evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera triangulata</i>
(Buckley) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Oenothera triangulata
prairie beeblossom Distribution of <i>
Oenothera triloba</i>
Nutt.
Oenothera triloba
stemless evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera villosa</i>
Thunb.
Oenothera villosa
hairy evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera wolfii</i>
(Munz) P.H. Raven, W. Dietr. & Stubbe
Oenothera wolfii
Wolf's evening primrose Distribution of <i>
Oenothera xerogaura</i>
W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Oenothera xerogaura
Drummond's beeblossom Distribution of <i>
Oenothera xylocarpa</i>
Coville
Oenothera xylocarpa
woodyfruit evening primrose Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend

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Oenothera sp.
Oenothera sp.
ID: 8253 3202 4143 0068 [detail]
Albert P. Bekker
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Oenothera sp.
Oenothera sp.
Evening Primrose
ID: 1335 3153 0668 0115 [detail]
Sherry Ballard
© 2002 California Academy of Sciences

Oenothera sp.
Oenothera sp.
ID: 8120 3181 4574 0075 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Oenothera sp.
Oenothera sp.
ID: 8120 3181 4574 0077 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Oenothera sp.
Oenothera sp.
ID: 8120 3181 4564 0115 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Oenothera sp.
Oenothera sp.
White Sands Primrose
ID: 9189 3301 3541 0124 [detail]
Robert Potts
© 2001 California Academy of Sciences

Oenothera sp.
Oenothera sp.
ID: 9189 3301 3541 0126 [detail]
Robert Potts
© 2001 California Academy of Sciences

Oenothera sp.
Oenothera sp.
evening-primrose
ID: 1338 3152 3387 0098 [detail]
Dr. G Dallas and Margaret Hanna
© 2008 California Academy of Sciences

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