Page author: David Giblin
Oenothera villosa
common evening primrose

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east across North America to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Roadsides, shores, riparian zones, ditches, disturbed ground.

Flowers: June-August

Growth Duration: Biennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Oenothera villosa Thunb.
Publication: Prodr. Pl. Cap. 1: 75. 1794.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Oenothera villosa in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Oenothera villosa checklist entry

OregonFlora: Oenothera villosa information

E-Flora BC: Oenothera villosa atlas page

CalPhotos: Oenothera villosa photos

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