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Calylophus hartwegii ssp. maccartii (Maccart's sundrops)
Cliffe, Harry

Calylophus hartwegii ssp. maccartii

Calylophus hartwegii (Benth.) P.H. Raven ssp. maccartii (Shinners) Towner & P.H. Raven

Maccart's Sundrops

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)

Synonym(s): Calylophus hartwegii var. maccartii, Oenothera greggii var. pringlei, Oenothera pringlei


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Yellow, fading to pale pink or purplish.



Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Calylophus hartwegii ssp. maccartii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Calylophus hartwegii ssp. maccartii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Calylophus hartwegii ssp. maccartii


Record Modified: 2022-11-03
Research By: DEW

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