Oenothera parviflora

ClassificationDicots
FamilyOnagraceae
Family (Traditional)Onagraceae
GenusOenothera
SpeciesOenothera parviflora L.
Common Namenorthern evening primrose
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 2.3
C value 2
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[S1] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** 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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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

SynonymFull Citation
Oenothera cruciata Oenothera cruciata (S.Watson) Munz
Oenothera cruciata var. sabulonensis Oenothera cruciata var. sabulonensis Fernald
Oenothera cruciata var. stenopetala Oenothera cruciata var. stenopetala (E.P. Bicknell) Fernald
Oenothera cymatilis Oenothera cymatilis Greene
Oenothera pariflora Oenothera pariflora L.
Oenothera rubricapitata Oenothera rubricapitata Gates

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: Adair (KY), Carroll (KY), Clinton (KY), Elliott (KY), Fayette (KY), Hardin (KY), Harlan (KY), Henderson (KY), Laurel (KY), Madison (KY), Menifee (KY), Pike (KY), Scott (KY), Trimble (KY), Bradley (TN), Cumberland (TN), Hamilton (TN), Johnson (TN), Unicoi (TN), Washington (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1956 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100556503 Harlan Kentucky 09 Aug 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
5363
EKY
Oenothera parviflora
31234100556446 Adair Kentucky 25 Aug 1988 Bruce Hoagland
580
EKY
Oenothera parviflora
31234100556461 Clinton Kentucky 14 Aug 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-1129
EKY
Oenothera parviflora
31234100556511 Laurel Kentucky 23 Aug 1991 Ronald L. Jones
6923
EKY
Oenothera parviflora
31234100556529 Menifee Kentucky 03 Sep 1989 C. Hanley
236
EKY
Oenothera parviflora
BEREA017380 Adair Kentucky
BEREA
Oenothera parviflora
BEREA017381 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Oenothera parviflora
TENN-V-0157605 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Oenothera parviflora
TENN-V-0157606 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Oenothera parviflora
TENN-V-0157604 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Oenothera parviflora
APSC0108783 Trimble Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera parviflora
APSC0055380 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Oenothera parviflora
APSC0055381 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Oenothera parviflora
APSC0109482 Henderson Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera parviflora
HTTU022143 Tennessee
HTTU
Oenothera parviflora
31234100556453 Clinton Kentucky 04 Aug 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-885
EKY
Oenothera parviflora
31234100779287 Menifee Kentucky 05 Jun 2017 Thomas McFadden
521
EKY
Oenothera parviflora
31234100556479 Elliott Kentucky 17 Aug 2012 M. Greene
EKY
Oenothera parviflora
31234100779295 Menifee Kentucky 05 Jun 2017 Thomas McFadden
521
EKY
Oenothera parviflora
31234100556537 Pike Kentucky 01 Sep 2008 Julie B. Clark
481
EKY
Oenothera parviflora
N/A Fayette Kentucky 19 Jul 1956 Mary E. Wharton
10335b
EKY
Oenothera parviflora
31234100748399 Scott Kentucky 29 Sep 1956 Mary Wharton
10559
EKY
Oenothera parviflora
31234100556495 Hardin Kentucky 16 Oct 1983 Ronald L. Jones
4229
EKY
Oenothera parviflora
31234100754785 Henderson Kentucky 11 Jun 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4294
EKY
Oenothera parviflora
TENN-V-0157603 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Oenothera parviflora
APSC0108782 Carroll Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera parviflora
APSC0108781 Trimble Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera parviflora
APSC0108784 Trimble Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera parviflora
HTTU022142 Tennessee
HTTU
Oenothera parviflora
UCHT033482 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Oenothera parviflora
UCHT033479 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Oenothera parviflora
HTTU022144 Tennessee
HTTU
Oenothera parviflora
UCHT033480 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Oenothera parviflora
UCHT033481 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Oenothera parviflora
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Oenothera parviflora - Dwayne Estes
Oenothera parviflora - Dwayne Estes
Oenothera parviflora - Dwayne Estes
Oenothera parviflora - Dwayne Estes
Oenothera parviflora - Dwayne Estes
Oenothera parviflora - Dwayne Estes