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|Genus: Oenothera||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Oenothera wolfii (Munz) P.H. Raven, W. Dietr. & Stubbe
Habit: Biennial, rosetted, densely minutely strigose; many hairs also with red, blister-like base, some glandular. Stem: erect, 5--10 dm. Leaf: cauline 5--18 cm, narrowly lanceolate to elliptic, wavy-dentate, distal dentate. Inflorescence: spike. Flower: hypanthium 30--46 mm; sepals 17--28 mm, free tips in bud erect, 1--3 mm; petals 13--23 mm, yellow fading red-orange. Fruit: 30--48 mm, 5--8 mm wide, +- cylindric, +- straight. Seed: 1--2 mm, angled, irregularly pitted. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Coastal sand, including dunes, bluffs, roadsides, generally moist places (perhaps also inland); Elevation: < 100 m (+- 800 m, Carrville, Trinity Co.). Bioregional Distribution: n NCo, KR; Distribution Outside California: Oregon. Flowering Time: May--Oct Note: Permanent translocation heterozygote.
Synonyms: Oenothera hookeri Torr. & A. Gray subsp. wolfii Munz
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 villosa subsp. strigosa
Next taxon: Oenothera xenogaura
Citation for this treatment: Warren L. Wagner & Peter C. Hoch, family description, key to genera, treatment of genera by Warren L. Wagner 2017. Oenothera wolfii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=35065, accessed on March 28, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 28, 2017.