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silky evening primrose
Oenothera pubescens
silky evening primrose Evening-Primrose Family
Oenothera pubescens Onagraceae
common names
  silky evening primrose
  South American evening-primrose
  South American eveningprimrose
  South American evening primrose
accepted scientific name
  Oenothera pubescens Willd. ex Spreng.
rules for finding collection records
  Oenothera laciniata pubescens (23)
  Oenothera pubescens (461)
family name
Image Author: ©2009 Patrick Alexander
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Four petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.4 to 0.7 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed last week of March thru 1st week of November

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Photos
SEINet (10)
New Mexico Flora (6)
Weeds of Mexico (5)
Cal Photos (2)
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