Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3740


Annual/Biennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in limestone glades (in GA), blackbelt prairies, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple - pinnatifid
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
4-lobed calyx
4 petals
8 exserted stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Oenothera triloba   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oenothera triloba   FAMILY Onagraceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Stemless Evening Primrose


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image of Oenothera triloba

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_latr6_001_lvd

        

image of Oenothera triloba

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_oenothera_triloba_31

April        

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