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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: South of and on east end of the East-West path--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun. Steep slope, well drained. Alkaline, alluvial soisl. Among various Poaceae. Large colony.

Description: Stout taproot. Old growth indicates perennial/biennial, 35 cm, or more. More branches forming. Leaves narrowly eliptic, light green, alternate, petiolate, very slightly denticulate, 1.5 x 3.5 cm. Hypanthium 4 mm long. Infloresence a loose spike. Fruit: 2.5 x 6 cm, 4-angled, thick-fusiform.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 22, 1987
Specimen number: 140

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0357
Accession Date: Jun 5, 1993
Accession Number: 30

Annotations: SCFRB [=G. filaformis var. filaformis]]

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