White Evening Primrose (4)

Oenothera caespitosa

White Stemless Evening Primrose
Oenothera caespitosa

Family: Evening Primrose (Onagreaceae)
AKA: Tufted Evening Primrose
Photo taken on: May 29, 2005
Location: Almont Triangle, CO
Life Zones: Plains to montane
Habitat: Dry slopes, disturbed areas

Grows low to the ground with grey-green fuzzy leaves in a basal rosette. Flowers are large, to 4" across, and fragrant. Flowers open in the evening then wilt and turn pink in the sun.

Oenothera coronopifolia

Crownleaf Evening Primrose
Oenothera coronopifolia

Family: Evening Primrose (Onagreaceae)
AKA: Cutleaf Evening Primrose
Photo taken on: July 28, 2008
Location: CO SR 69
Life Zones: Foothills to montane
Habitat: Dry slopes, disturbed areas

Grows to 10". Leaves are grayish and deeply divided into narrow comb-like lobes.

Oenothera albicaulis

Prairie Evening Primrose
Oenothera albicaulis

Family: Evening Primrose (Onagreaceae)
AKA: Pale Evening Primrose, Whitestem Evening Primrose
Photo taken on: June 23, 2014
Location: Abiquiu, NM
Life Zones: Plains to foothills
Habitat: Dry slopes, disturbed areas

Grows to 18" in patches with white stems. Leaves range from entire to deeply lobed.

Oenothera neomexicana

New Mexico Evening Primrose
Oenothera neomexicana

Family: Evening Primrose (Onagreaceae)
AKA:
Photo taken on: June 23, 2014
Location: Abiquiu, NM
Life Zones: Plains to foothills
Habitat: Dry areas, open woods

Grows to 2ft with erect and leaning branches of pinkish stems. Leaves are lance-shaped with wavy, shallow-lobed edges. Flowers are up to 2" across with a greenish-yellow center.

White/Cream Single Flowers