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|Family: Onagraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Oenothera||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Oenothera pubescens Spreng.
Habit: Annual, biennial, rosetted, minutely strigose; hairs also long, spreading, and generally some glandular. Stem: decumbent to erect, 0.5--8 dm. Leaf: cauline 2--8 cm, narrow-oblanceolate to lanceolate or elliptic, pinnately lobed to +- entire. Inflorescence: flowers in distal axils; buds nodding. Flower: hypanthium 15--50 mm; sepals 5--25 mm, free tips in bud 0.1--1 mm; petals 5--35 mm, yellow fading orange. Fruit: 20--45 mm, 2--4 mm wide, cylindric. Seed: 1--1.5 mm, +- spheric, pitted. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Open places; Elevation: +- 600 m. Bioregional Distribution: c DMoj (Newberry Springs, San Bernardino Co.); Distribution Outside California: to New Mexico, South America. Flowering Time: May--Jul Note: Permanent translocation heterozygote. California plants possibly introduced from Arizona.
Synonyms: Oenothera laciniata Hill subsp. pubescens (Willd. ex Spreng.) Munz
Unabridged Note: Expanded author citation: Oenothera pubescens Willd. ex Spreng.
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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Previous taxon: Oenothera primiveris subsp. primiveris
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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 pubescens, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=35045, accessed on February 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 10, 2016.