Oenothera gaura

ClassificationDicots
FamilyOnagraceae
Family (Traditional)Onagraceae
GenusOenothera
SpeciesOenothera gaura W. L. Wagner & Hoch
Common NameBiennial beeblossom
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 2.0
C value 2
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL)
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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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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: Anderson (KY), Bell (KY), Bracken (KY), Breckinridge (KY), Carroll (KY), Christian (KY), Greenup (KY), Hardin (KY), Hart (KY), Jefferson (KY), Oldham (KY), Owen (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Washington (KY), Blount (TN), Cumberland (TN), Grainger (TN), Knox (TN), Montgomery (TN), Stewart (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1976 - 1993

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
APSC0073229 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0045418 Grainger Tennessee
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0110060 Bracken Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0064584 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0102601 Greenup Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0073237 Washington Kentucky 22 Aug 1984
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0109266 Owen Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0045417 Knox Tennessee
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0109261 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0092176 Carroll Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0009076 Montgomery Tennessee 13 Sep 1980 Edward Chester
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0109260 Hart Kentucky 20 Aug 1978 Max Medley
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0009078 Knox Tennessee
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0073228 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0110058 Todd Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0109267 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0109268 Todd Kentucky 05 Sep 1976 Raymond Athey
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0109269 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0110059 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0113796 Christian Kentucky 17 Aug 1993 Landon McKinney
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0109270 Anderson Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0113798 Todd Kentucky 05 Sep 1976 Raymond Athey
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0009079 Blount Tennessee
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0109265 Owen Kentucky
APSC
Oenothera gaura
APSC0009077 Montgomery Tennessee 21 Aug 1979 Edward Chester
APSC
Oenothera gaura
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Plant Photos

Oenothera gaura - Dwayne Estes
Oenothera gaura - Dwayne Estes
Oenothera gaura - Dwayne Estes
Oenothera gaura - Dwayne Estes
Oenothera gaura - Tara Littlefield
Oenothera gaura - Tara Littlefield
Oenothera gaura - Tara Littlefield
Oenothera gaura - Tara Littlefield
Oenothera gaura - Tara Littlefield
Oenothera gaura - Tara Littlefield
Oenothera gaura - Tara Littlefield
Oenothera gaura - Tara Littlefield