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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Oenothera drummondii   FAMILY Onagraceae


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oenothera drummondii   FAMILY Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 137-02-003:
Oenothera drummondii   FAMILY Onagraceae

Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Raimannia drummondii

Oenothera drummondii ssp. drummondii

Oenothera drummondii var. drummondii

 

COMMON NAME:
Beach Evening Primrose, Drummond's Evening Primrose


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image of Oenothera drummondii, Beach Evening Primrose, Drummond's Evening Primrose

JK Marlow    jkm080410_039

April    Charleston County    SC

Densely hairy perennial, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

image of Oenothera drummondii, Beach Evening Primrose, Drummond's Evening Primrose

JK Marlow    jkm080410_044

April    Charleston County    SC

The flowers are about 3" wide and turn toward the sun, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

image of Oenothera drummondii, Beach Evening Primrose, Drummond's Evening Primrose

JK Marlow    jkm080410_046

April    Charleston County    SC

Petals whitish to yellowish, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Oenothera drummondii, Beach Evening Primrose, Drummond's Evening Primrose

JK Marlow    jkm080410_049

April    Charleston County    SC

Spreading to creeping, sometimes appearing shrubby, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

image of Oenothera drummondii, Beach Evening Primrose, Drummond's Evening Primrose

JK Marlow    jkm080410_051

April    Charleston County    SC

Sepals nearly linear, per Flora of the southeastern United States (JK Small, 1913).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Oenothera drummondii   FAMILY Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oenothera drummondii   FAMILY Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 137-02-003:
Oenothera drummondii   FAMILY Onagraceae

Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Raimannia drummondii

Oenothera drummondii ssp. drummondii

Oenothera drummondii var. drummondii

 

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2679

Forb
Perennial

Native: Gulf state(s); occurrences in FL-SC-NC are also plausible as native

Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare, perhaps only introduced or adventive from the Gulf Coast

Look for it on sandy ocean beaches, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

map
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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Whitish/Yellowish
4-lobed calyx
4 petals
8 exserted stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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