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Oenothera humifusa Nutt.
Seaside evening-primrose

Oenothera humifusa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Onagraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Bermuda, eastern and southeastern United States and Cuba.

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IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Oenothera humifusa has been found in the following 29 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Doubtfully Present
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Native
Blowing Rocks Preserve Present Native
Cayo Costa State Park Present Native
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Crandon Park Present Native
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park Present Native
Don Pedro Island State Park Present Native
Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park Present Native
Gasparilla Island State Park Present Native
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Native
J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve Present Native
Ocean Ridge Hammock Park Present Native
Oleta River State Park Present Native
Radnor Beach Park Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park Present Native
Stump Pass Beach State Park Present Native
Tigertail Beach County Park Present Native
Vanderbilt Beach County Park Present Native
Virginia Key Beach Park and Marine Stadium Present Native

Oenothera humifusa has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Oenothera humifusa has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Beach Dune
Coastal Grassland
Coastal Strand
Disturbed Upland

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Oenothera humifusa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Oenothera humifusa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton