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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Oenothera laciniata Hill
Cut-leaf evening-primrose

Oenothera laciniata
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Onagraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Widespread in the eastern United States; naturalized elsewhere.

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Presumed Extirpated

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Doubtfully Native

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Apparently collected once in 1965 on West Summerland Key in the lower Keys by Charles M. Aredood (216, USF).

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Oenothera laciniata has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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Oenothera laciniata
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Oenothera laciniata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Oenothera laciniata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Oenothera laciniata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton