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Oenothera villosa ssp. strigosa
hairy common evening primrose

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to the Rocky Mountains, northern Great Plains, and Great Lakes region.

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

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Biennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Oenothera villosa Thunb. ssp. strigosa (Rydb.) W. Dietr. & P.H. Raven
Publication: Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 63(2): 383 [1977]. 1976.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Oenothera elata Kunth ssp. hookeri (Torr. & A. Gray) W. Dietr. & W.L. Wagner, misapplied
Oenothera strigosa (Rydb.) Mack. & Bush [HC]
Oenothera villosa Thunb. ssp. cheradophila (Bartlett) W. Dietr. & P.H. Raven
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Oenothera villosa ssp. strigosa checklist entry

OregonFlora: Oenothera villosa ssp. strigosa information

E-Flora BC: Oenothera villosa ssp. strigosa atlas page

CalPhotos: Oenothera villosa ssp. strigosa photos

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