Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

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Family Onagraceae
Oenothera villosa Thunb. subsp. strigosa (Rydb.) W.Dietr. & P.H.Raven
hairy evening-primrose
Oenothera: from Greek oinos, "wine," and thera, "to imbibe," because an allied European plant was thought to induce a taste for wine
villosa: Latin for "with hairs"
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Status: Native
Plant: biennial/perennial forb
Flower: yellow, 4-parted, 3/4"-2" wide
Fruit:capsule, seeds without tufts of hair at the top
Notes: very similar to O. biennis, O. parviflora, and O. oakesiana

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All Oenothera list Google- Images or Text
Oenothera biennis L. var. strigosa (Rydb.) Piper
Oenothera cheradophila Bartlett
Oenothera depressa Greene subsp. strigosa (Rydb.) Roy L.Taylor & MacBryde
Oenothera procera Wooton & Standl.
Oenothera rydbergii House
Oenothera strigosa (Rydb.) Mack. & Bush
Oenothera strigosa (Rydb.) Mack. & Bush subsp. cheradophila (Bartlett) Munz
Oenothera villosa Thunb. subsp. cheradophila (Bartlett) W.Dietr. & P.H.Raven
Oenothera villosa Thunb. var. strigosa (Rydb.) Dorn
Onagra strigosa Rydb.

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