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Oenothera linifolia (Threadleaf evening-primrose)
Cressler, Alan

Oenothera linifolia

Oenothera linifolia Nutt.

Threadleaf Evening-primrose

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)

Synonym(s): Kneiffia linifolia, Oenothera linifolia var. glandulosa, Peniophyllum linifolium

USDA Symbol: oeli

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , IL , KS , KY , LA , MO , MS , NC , OK , SC , TN , TX

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


Record Modified: 2015-07-22
Research By: TWC Staff

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