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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Oenothera argillicola   FAMILY Onagraceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oenothera argillicola   FAMILY Onagraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Shale-barren Evening Primrose, Shale Evening Primrose


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image of Oenothera argillicola, Shale-barren Evening Primrose, Shale Evening Primrose

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_oear_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Oenothera argillicola   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oenothera argillicola   FAMILY Onagraceae

 

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3287

Forb
Biennial

Native north of the Carolinas

Documented growing wild in - - -

Uncommon

Look for it in shale barrens and woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
4-lobed calyx
4 petals
8 exserted stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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