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
Downy Evening-Primrose, Cutleaf Evening Primrose
Location: N yard of 85 Campden Circle--Oakwell Farms.
Habitat: Half day sun; damp, deep, alkaline soil. Adventitious in disturbed soil. Common, in colonies, locally.
Description: Erect annual, becoming sprawling as the many brances grow to 7 dm long. Stalks light green, sparingly hirsute, internodes to 2 cm. Leaves alternate below, crowded/seeming fascicled terminally, medium gree, elliptic, sinuate-pinnatifid, sub-glabrous, short petioled. Flowers 4-merous, yellow, open afternoon. Petals 5+ mm, sepals 6+ mm w/free tips, hypanthium to 13 mm.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Apr 28, 1991
Specimen number: 405
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0594
Accession Date: Nov 23, 1993
Accession Number: 44