Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Oenothera coronopifolia Torrey & Gray
(Hairy Throat Evening Primrose)
Anogra coronopifolia (Torrey & Gray) Britton
Oenothera coronopifolia is an upright perennial herb with comblike sinuate leaves. The flowers are terminal and axillary with sepals that are reflexed but not connected at the tips. When fresh, the flowers are white. Oenothera albicaulis is a similar species, but is an annual and usually has less deeply cut pinnatifid leaves.
Please click on an image for a larger file.
Oenothera coronopifolia, photo Russ Kleinman, Jack Carter & Richard Felger, Apache Creek, July 7, 2009
Oenothera coronopifolia, leaves, photo Russ Kleinman, Jack Carter & Richard Felger, Apache Creek, July 7, 2009
Back to the Index