Oenothera coronopifolia

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Scientific Name Oenothera coronopifolia USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Cut-leaf Evening Primrose, Crownleaf Evening Primrose ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Foothills and montane. Dry hillsides, sandy areas.
Plant: Perennial growing in clusters, about 12 inches tall, often in colonies; woody stems.
Leaves: Stem leaves deeply divided into short, pointed, linear segments.
Inflorescence: White flowers about 2 inches across with four petals above four smaller sepals; 8 four-pronged stamens.
References: Descr. adapted from www.americansouthwest.net.
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