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Oenothera pallida (Pale evening-primrose)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Oenothera pallida

Oenothera pallida Lindl.

Pale evening-primrose

Onagraceae (Evening-Primrose Family)

Synonym(s):

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 Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf: Green
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May

Distribution

USA: AZ , CO , ID , MT , NM , NV , OR , TX , UT , WA , WY

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

From the Archive

Wildflower Newsletter 1990 VOL. 7, NO.4 - Research Update, Wild-Collecting Endangers Natives, Director's Report, Maryland ...

Additional resources

USDA: Find Oenothera pallida in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Oenothera pallida in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Oenothera pallida

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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