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Oenothera arizonica

Arizona Evening Primrose

Oenothera arizonica
Oenothera arizonica

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: sand dunes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate or basal
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: lanceolate
leaf surface3: sparse hairy
leaf margin3: pinnatifid
Flower color2: white or whitish
Flowering period2: Feb. to May
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Onagraceae (evening primrose family)
Synonym(s)1: Oenothera deltoides v.arizonica, Oenothera californica ssp.arizonica, Oenothera avita ssp.arizonica
Status: uncommon
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land

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