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Oenothera villosa ssp. villosa

Oenothera villosa Thunb. ssp. villosa

Hairy Evening-primrose

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)

Synonym(s): Oenothera albinervis, Oenothera biennis var. canescens, Oenothera canovirens, Oenothera depressa, Oenothera strigosa ssp. canovirens, Oenothera villosa ssp. canovirens


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow


USA: AL , AR , CO , CT , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

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

Additional resources

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


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

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