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|Family: Onagraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Oenothera||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Oenothera deltoides Torr. & Frém.
Habit: Loosely rosetted; hairs curly or straight, also sometimes glandular, or 0. Stem: decumbent or erect, (< 1)2--10 dm, stout, spongy, peeling. Leaf: cauline 2--15 cm, +- diamond-shaped-obovate to oblanceolate, +- entire to pinnately lobed. Inflorescence: flowers in distal axils; buds nodding. Flower: hypanthium 20--40 mm; sepals 8--30 mm, free tips in bud 0--1.2 mm; petals white fading pink. Fruit: 20--60(80) mm, cylindric, generally curved, +- twisted. Seed: in 1 row per chamber, 1.5--2 mm, obovate, smooth. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Note: Generally cross-pollinated. 5 subspecies, 4 in California.
eFlora Treatment Author: Warren L. Wagner & Peter C. Hoch, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Warren L. Wagner
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Citation for this treatment: Warren L. Wagner & Peter C. Hoch, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Warren L. Wagner 2016. Oenothera deltoides, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34991, accessed on October 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 27, 2016.