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|Family: Onagraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Oenothera||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Oenothera stricta Link subsp. stricta
Habit: Annual, biennial, rosetted, minutely strigose; hairs also long, spreading, some glandular. Stem: generally erect, 2.5--10 dm. Leaf: cauline 6--10 cm, very narrowly lance-elliptic, generally slightly wavy, serrate. Inflorescence: flowers in distal axils; buds erect. Flower: hypanthium 20--45 mm; sepals 14--20 mm; petals 15--25 mm, yellow fading red-orange, bases generally with 1 red spot. Fruit: 30--40 mm, 3--4 mm wide, +- cylindric (slightly wider toward tip). Seed: 1.4--1.8 mm, widely elliptic, pitted. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Uncommon. Generally moist, disturbed places; Elevation: generally < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo; Distribution Outside California: native to Chile. Flowering Time: Apr--Sep Note: Doubtfully in California; permanent translocation heterozygote.
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 2017. Oenothera stricta subsp. stricta, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=76898, accessed on February 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 20, 2017.