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Calylophus berlandieri ssp. berlandieri (Berlandier's sundrops)
San Antonio River Authority

Calylophus berlandieri ssp. berlandieri

Calylophus berlandieri Spach ssp. berlandieri

Berlandier's sundrops, Drummond Sundrops, Square-Bud Primrose

Onagraceae (Evening-Primrose Family)

Synonym(s): Calylophus drummondianus ssp. berlandieri, Oenothera serrulata ssp. drummondii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Named for French-Swiss physician Jean Louis Berlandier (1805-1851) who colledted plants in Texas and northern Mexico.


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow


USA: CO , KS , LA , NM , OK , TX
Native Habitat: Low hills on sandy, gravelly, and limestone soils in relatively dry grassy prairies.

From the National Suppliers Directory

According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:

Far South Wholesale Nursery - Austin, TX

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0530 Collected Jul 27, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe

Additional resources

USDA: Find Calylophus berlandieri ssp. berlandieri in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Calylophus berlandieri ssp. berlandieri in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Calylophus berlandieri ssp. berlandieri


Record Last Modified: 2012-07-02
Research By: TWC Staff

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