Oenothera perennis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyOnagraceae
Family (Traditional)Onagraceae
GenusOenothera
SpeciesOenothera perennis L.
Common Namelittle 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: 5.2
C value 5
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S1S2] (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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  • 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: Letcher (KY), Marshall (KY), Pike (KY), Trigg (KY), Campbell (TN), Cumberland (TN), Hamilton (TN), Johnson (TN), Morgan (TN), Scott (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2013 - 2013

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100733672 Letcher Kentucky M. Medley
EKY
Oenothera perennis
TENN-V-0157609 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Oenothera perennis
TENN-V-0157610 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Oenothera perennis
TENN-V-0157611 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Oenothera perennis
TENN-V-0157613 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Oenothera perennis
TENN-V-0157612 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Oenothera perennis
APSC0108229 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera perennis
APSC0044048 Trigg Kentucky 15 Jul 2013 Adam Dattilo
APSC
Oenothera perennis
UCHT033483 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Oenothera perennis
TENN-V-0157608 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Oenothera perennis
TENN-V-0158017 Pike Kentucky
TENN
Oenothera perennis
TENN-V-0157614 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Oenothera perennis
TENN-V-0157607 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Oenothera perennis
APSC0044047 Trigg Kentucky 16 Jul 2013 Adam Dattilo
APSC
Oenothera perennis
APSC0076863 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera perennis
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Plant Photos

Oenothera perennis - Dwayne Estes
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Oenothera perennis - Joey Shaw
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