Digital Herbaria

Oenothera speciosa

Oenothera speciosa Nutt.

Pink evening primrose, Showy evening primrose, Mexican evening primrose, Showy primrose, Pink ladies, Buttercups, Pink buttercups

Onagraceae (Evening-Primrose Family)

USDA Symbol: OESP2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Oenothera speciosa

Showy Evening-Primrose, Mexican Evening-Primrose


Location: N end of S Oakwell Farms Pky & 30 m E of new iron bridge--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Level, open, grassy field. Dense colony.

Description: Staggling perennial from rhizomes, ascending to 50 cm tall. Leaves sinuate, pinnatified, oblong-lanceolate, to 2.5 x 9 cm. Petiole to 3 cm. Infloresence sharply nodding. Corolla 4-petaled, to 4 cm long, white to rose, fading reddish.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Mar 22, 1990
Specimen number: 381

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0574
Accession Date: Nov 17, 1993
Accession Number: 43

Annotations: SCXRB

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