Oenothera nutans

ClassificationDicots
FamilyOnagraceae
Family (Traditional)Onagraceae
GenusOenothera
Species:Oenothera nutans G. F. Atk. & Bartlett
Common NameNodding Evening Primrose
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Biennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Dorsifixed; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Carpel Number/Pistil: 4; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Axillary; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 8
C value
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G4 (Global Rank)
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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

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: Floyd (KY), Carter (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Loudon (TN), Roane (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2018 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0157600 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Oenothera nutans
TENN-V-0157599 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Oenothera nutans
APSC0008708 Carter Tennessee
APSC
Oenothera nutans
UCHT039024 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
oenothera nutans
ETSU034987 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Oenothera nutans
ETSU034990 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Oenothera nutans
ETSU034986 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Oenothera nutans
N/A Carter Tennessee 13 Aug 2018 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker, Sollie Walker
18294
ETSU
Oenothera nutans
TENN-V-0157601 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Oenothera nutans
TENN-V-0157602 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Oenothera nutans
TENN-V-0157598 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Oenothera nutans
APSC0070539 Floyd Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera nutans
N/A Tennessee 07 Sep 2018 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker, Sollie Walker
18362
ETSU
Oenothera nutans
ETSU034989 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Oenothera nutans
ETSU027313 Tennessee 25 Sep 2018 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker, Sollie Walker, Gary Fleming, Karen Patterson
18405
ETSU
Oenothera nutans
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