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Oenothera rosea L'Hér. ex Aiton
Family Onagraceae
Oenothera rosea L'Hér. ex Aiton APNI*

Description: Perennial shrub to c. 60 cm high, with or without basal rosette; stems usually numerous, slender and sparsely branched, pubescent, hairs antrorse.

Basal leaves oblanceolate, 2–5 cm long, margins entire to pinnatifid, petiole 5–20 mm long; cauline leaves mostly ovate to lanceolate, 1–3 cm long, margins finely toothed or sometimes sinuate or lobed, often reduced and bract-like on upper part of stem, petiole 0–11 mm long.

Flowers in upper leaf axils. Hypanthium 0.4–0.8 mm long. Sepals 5–8 mm long. Petals c. 10 mm long, usually deep pink.

Fruit clavate, ribbed, pubescent, upper part 5–7 mm long, 3.5–4 mm wide, pedicel 5–20 mm long, upper part narrowly winged.


Habit
Photo J. R. Hosking

Flower
Photo J. R. Hosking

Herbarium
Sheet

Flowering: spring–autumn.

Distribution and occurrence: Cultivated widely and frequently naturalized. Native of Amer.
NSW subdivisions: *CC, *NT, *NWS, *NWP
Other Australian states: *Qld *Vic.
AVH map***

Text by J. M. Dalby
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)


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***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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