Cutleaf evening-primrose, Cut-leaf Evening Primrose
Onagraceae (Evening-Primrose Family)
USDA Symbol: OELA
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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Specimen & Label Data
Cut-Leaf Evening Primrose, Downy Evening-Primrose
Location: Rear yard of 85 Campden Circle--Oakwell Farms.
Habitat: Moist, alkaline, alluvial soil. Common in the community.
Description: Erect/ascending annual, many stalks from stout root; younger parts villous, older w/few scattered hairs, about 4+ dm tall. Leaves oblanceolate, to 11 cm long, initially in a basic rosette, persistent, variously toothed or incised. Cauline leaves smaller, deeply incised, alternate, sessile. Corolla yellow. Hypanthium 2-2.5 cm long. Sepals 6 mm w/free tips. Petals 6-7 mm.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Apr 8, 1988
Specimen number: 343
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0551
Accession Date: Sep 28, 1993
Accession Number: 41