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Oenothera biennis L.
Evening primrose, Common evening primrose

Oenothera biennis
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney, 2014
Graham County, North Carolina, USA

Family: Onagraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Widespread in North America south to Central Florida (Polk County); apparently spreading as a weed in South Florida.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Doubtfully Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Oenothera biennis available from :

Oenothera biennis has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Reported
Loggerhead Park Present Doubtfully Native

Oenothera biennis has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Possibly Extirpated Doubtfully Native
Palm Beach County Doubtfully Native

Oenothera biennis has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Oenothera biennis
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney, 2014
Graham County, North Carolina, USA
Oenothera biennis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Oenothera biennis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Oenothera biennis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr