Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2679

Forb
Perennial

Native: Gulf state(s)
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare, perhaps only introduced or adventive from the Gulf Coast

Look for it on sandy ocean beaches, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Whitish/Yellowish
4-lobed calyx
4 petals
8 exserted stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Myrtales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Oenothera drummondii ssp. drummondii   FAMILY Onagraceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oenothera drummondii   FAMILY Onagraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 137-02-003:
Oenothera drummondii   FAMILY Onagraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Beach Evening Primrose, Drummond's Evening Primrose