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Digital Herbaria

Oenothera filiformis

Oenothera filiformis (Small) W.L. Wagner & Hoch

Longflower Beeblossom, Longflower Gaura, Large-flowered Gaura, Kearney Gaura, Tall Gaura

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)

USDA Symbol: OEFI2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Oenothera filiformis

Kearney Gaura


Location: Vacant lot, south side of Carriage Square--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun, well drained, alkaline, alluvial soil. Several colonies among Poaceae.

Description: Erect, herbaceous plant, to 30 cm tall from stout taproot. Ligneous near base. Many branches, appressed ascending. Leaves narrowly elliptic, light green, alternate, petiolate, to 2-3 x 4 cm. Inflorescence a long spike. Hypanthium 5-8 mm long. Fruit 4-angled, thick, fusiform.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Sep 3, 1987
Specimen number: 320

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1010
Accession Date: Jan 24, 1994
Accession Number: 41

Annotations: SCFXB Gaura longiflora Spach (=G. filiformis Small) Harry Cliffe, Sep 12, 1994

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