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Digital Herbaria

Oenothera speciosa

Oenothera speciosa Nutt.

Pink Evening Primrose, Showy Evening Primrose, Mexican Evening Primrose, Showy Primrose, Pink Ladies, Buttercups, Pink Buttercups

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)

USDA Symbol: OESP2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Oenothera speciosa

Showy Evening-Primrose, Mexican Evening-Primrose


Location: S edge of Loop 410, just W of Harry Wurzbach Rd.--San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: On steep slope (south facing embankment) among Lupinus and Poaceae.

Description: Straggling perennial from rhizomes, ascending to 52 cm tall. Leaves sinuate, pinnatified, oblong-lanceolate, to 2.5 x 9 cm. Petiole to 3 cm. Infloresence sharply nodding. Corolla 4-petaled, to 4 cm long, white to rose.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Mar 10, 1990
Specimen number: 361

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0568
Accession Date: Nov 17, 1993
Accession Number: 43

Annotations: SCXRB

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