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Stenosiphon linifolius (False gaura)
Waitt, Damon E.

Stenosiphon linifolius

Stenosiphon linifolius (Nutt. ex James) Heynh.

False Gaura

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)

Synonym(s): Stenosiphon virgatus

USDA Symbol: STLI2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: 4-6'

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AR , CO , IN , KS , MO , NE , NM , OH , OK , SD , TX , WY

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry


Use Wildlife: Ruby-throated Hummingbirds pollinate as well as bees and other insects.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Butterflies , Hummingbirds


Bibref 946 - Gardening with Prairie Plants: How to Create Beautiful Native Landscapes (2002) Wasowski, Sally
Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Stenosiphon linifolius in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Stenosiphon linifolius in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Stenosiphon linifolius


Record Modified: 2016-08-15
Research By: TWC Staff

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