Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Evening Primrose
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera biennis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera biennis
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera biennis 137-02-001

Four broad yellow petals with notched tips. Yellow anthers extended, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.


camera icon Common Name: Beach Evening Primrose, Drummond's Evening Primrose
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Oenothera drummondii
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Oenothera drummondii
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera drummondii 137-02-003

Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Raimannia drummondii

Oenothera drummondii ssp. drummondii

Oenothera drummondii var. drummondii


The flowers are about 3" wide and turn toward the sun, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.


camera icon Common Name: Dunes Evening Primrose, Seabeach Evening Primrose, Spreading Evening Primrose
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera humifusa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera humifusa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera humifusa 137-02-004

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Raimannia humifusa


Yellow flowers tinged with pink, about 1" wide, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cutleaf Evening Primrose
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera laciniata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera laciniata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera laciniata var. laciniata 137-02-006a

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Raimannia laciniata


Four broad petals with notched tips, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Showy Evening Primrose, White Evening Primrose, Pink-ladies, Pink Evening Primrose
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera speciosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera speciosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera speciosa 137-02-007

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Hartmannia speciosa


All Oenothera found in the southern mtns have a 4-branched stigma, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


Common Name: Little Sundrops, Small Sundrops
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera perennis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera perennis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera perennis 137-02-008

Flowers open singly; inflorescence mostly nodding. Leaves lanceolate, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Sundrops, Narrowleaf Sundrops
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera fruticosa +
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Oenothera fruticosa ssp. fruticosa
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera fruticosa 137-02-009

Petals yellow, veiny, ends notched; stamens orange [here, var. subglobosa], per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon Common Name: Riverbank Evening Primrose, Riverbank Sundrops
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera riparia
(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Oenothera fruticosa ssp. glauca

INCLUDED WITHIN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Oenothera fruticosa ssp. fruticosa

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera fruticosa 137-02-009?

SYNONYMOUS WITH Onagraceae (Munz, 1965) Oenothera tetragona ssp. glauca var. riparia


Leaves linear-lanceolate and rather thick, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.


camera icon Common Name: Northern Sundrops, Appalachian Sundrops
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera tetragona +
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Oenothera fruticosa +
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera tetragona 137-02-010

Inflorescence usually erect. Petals (8-)15-35mm long, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Oenothera linifolia, Threadleaf Sundrops, Flaxleaf Sundrops
Common Name: Threadleaf Sundrops, Flaxleaf Sundrops
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera linifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera linifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera linifolia 137-02-011x

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Peniophyllum linifolium


range map need picture of flower of Oenothera argillicola, Shale-barren Evening Primrose, Shale Evening Primrose
Common Name: Shale-barren Evening Primrose, Shale Evening Primrose
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera argillicola
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera argillicola

camera icon Common Name: Stemless Evening Primrose
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera triloba
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera triloba

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Lavauxia triloba


No aboveground stem, with leaves & flowers arising from a stout rootstock, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon Common Name: Threadstalk Gaura, Slenderstalk Beeblossom
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera filipes
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gaura filipes
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Gaura filipes 137-04-001

The protruding style has a cross-shaped stigma; stamens are long & drooping, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Biennial Gaura, Northeastern Gaura, Morning Honeysuckle, Biennial Beeblossom
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera gaura
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gaura biennis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Gaura biennis 137-04-004

4 clawed petals, 8 conspicuous stamens, a style with a 4-lobed stigma, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon Common Name: Southeastern Gaura, Southern Beeblossom
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Oenothera simulans
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gaura angustifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Gaura angustifolia 137-04-005

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Gaura angustifolia


Petals 3-4, white to pink, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


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