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Oenothera fruticosa L. ssp. tetragona (Roth) W.L. Wagner


KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderMyrtalesIncludes myrtles, leadwoods, loosestrifes, pomegranates, evening primroses, many others
FamilyOnagraceaeWillowherb/evening primrose family
GenusOenotheraDerivation uncertain: 1. Greek ονος θηρας (onos theras), or “donkey catcher.” 2. Or οινος θηρας (oinos theras), “wine seeker.” 3. Or Latin oenothera, “a plant whose juices may cause sleep”
SpeciesfruticosaFrom Latin frutex, “a shrub”: shrubby or bushy
ssp.tetragonaFrom Greek meaning “bluish-gray,” referring to a “bloom” or whitish powdery covering on leaves

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Oenothera tetragona

Oenothera fruticosa (Michx.) H. Lév. var. glauca

Oenothera glauca Michx.

Kneiffia glauca (Michx.) Spach

Kneiffia hybrida (Michx.) Small

Kneiffia latifolia Rydb.

Kneiffia tetragona (Roth) Pennell

Oenothera fruticosa L. ssp. glauca (Michx.) Straley

Oenothera riparia Nutt.

Oenothera tetragona Roth var. fraseri (Pursh) Munz

Oenothera tetragona Roth ssp. glauca (Michx.) Munz

Oenothera tetragona Roth var. hybrida (Michx.) Fernald

Oenothera tetragona Roth var. latifolia (Rydb.) Fernald


Oenothera fruticosa ssp. tetragona description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Oenothera fruticosa (sundrops)

8/1/2009 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, Maine
≈ 6 × 9" (16 × 24 cm)

Oenothera fruticosa (sundrops)

8/1/2009 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, Maine
≈ 25 × 17" (63 × 42 cm)


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