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|Family: Onagraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Oenothera||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Species: Oenothera californica||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
Oenothera californica (S. Watson) S. Watson subsp. californica
Habit: Plant green to slightly gray; hairs 0, or dense, short, appressed, also sometimes long, spreading. Stem: new rosettes not formed at tips. Leaf: cauline oblong to lanceolate, +- entire to deeply wavy-dentate. Fruit: 30--55 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=28.
Ecology: Sandy or gravelly areas, open, coastal-sage scrub, chaparral, oak woodland; Elevation: < 1900 m. Bioregional Distribution: c&s CW, SW, s DMtns (Little San Bernardino Mtns); Distribution Outside California: northwestern Baja California. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun Note: Intergrades with Oenothera californica subsp. avita.
Synonyms: Oenothera californica var. glabrata 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 californica subsp. avita
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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 californica subsp. californica, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=70420, 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.