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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Oenothera pallida Lindl.
Onagraceae (Evening-Primrose Family)
USDA Symbol: OEPA
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
The Pale Evening-primrose is a member of the evening-primrose family (family Onagraceae), which includes mainly herbs, rarely shrubs or trees with often showy flowers borne singly, in racemes or spikes, or in branched clusters.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Biennial Habit: Herb Leaf:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
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:
Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff