Oenothera pilosella

ClassificationDicots
FamilyOnagraceae
Family (Traditional)Onagraceae
GenusOenothera
SpeciesOenothera pilosella Raf.
Common Namemeadow evening primrose
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Purple; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 2.5
C value 2
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); KY[S4] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Butler (KY), Daviess (KY), Franklin (KY), Graves (KY), Henderson (KY), McCracken (KY), McLean (KY), Madison (KY), Hamilton (TN), Putnam (TN), Shelby (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, HTTU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1970 - 1981

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0157617 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Oenothera pilosella
TENN-V-0157615 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Oenothera pilosella
TENN-V-0157616 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Oenothera pilosella
APSC0092304 Butler Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera pilosella
APSC0073234 Daviess Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera pilosella
HTTU010767 Kentucky
HTTU
Oenothera pilosella
HTTU010769 Graves Kentucky
HTTU
Oenothera pilosella
31234100537255 Franklin Kentucky 09 Jul 1981 John MacGregor
FR-479
EKY
Oenothera pilosella
31234100537271 McCracken Kentucky 07 Jun 1970 Raymond Athey
994
EKY
Oenothera pilosella
31234100537263 Graves Kentucky 16 Jun 1973 Raymond Athey
2353
EKY
Oenothera pilosella
31234100537248 Madison Kentucky
1800
EKY
Oenothera pilosella
TENN-V-0158042 McCracken Kentucky
TENN
Oenothera pilosella
UCHT020955 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Oenothera pilosella
APSC0108788 Henderson Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera pilosella
APSC0073233 Daviess Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera pilosella
APSC0092296 McLean Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera pilosella
APSC0108787 Daviess Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera pilosella
APSC0008715 Hamilton Tennessee
APSC
Oenothera pilosella
HTTU010768 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Oenothera pilosella
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Plant Photos

Oenothera pilosella - Tara Littlefield
Oenothera pilosella - Tara Littlefield
Oenothera pilosella - Tara Littlefield
Oenothera pilosella - Tara Littlefield
Oenothera pilosella - Tara Littlefield
Oenothera pilosella - Tara Littlefield